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Shakespeare and Soap
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0327  Thursday, 20 April 2006

From: 		Geoff Ridden <
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Date: 		Thursday, 20 Apr 2006 11:00:58 +0100
Subject: 	Shakespeare and Soap

For the second time in the past decade, the popular UK soap-opera 
Coronation Street has reworked elements of the plot of King Lear. In the 
90s it was Rita as the Lear figure, but this year the plot around the 
death of Mike Baldwin followed Shakespeare much more closely. Details on 
http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguide/columnists/story/0,,1748286,00.html#article_continue

Geoff Ridden

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