The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0509 Wednesday, 27 August 2008
From: Chris Whatmore <
Date: Sunday, 24 Aug 2008 19:44:44 +0100
Subject: Re: Shakespeare 2012
Ben Spiller wrote:
>I'd suggest that you contact Ian Flintoff through www.shakespeare2012.co.uk to
>discuss your ideas. Ian is leading a project to ensure that Shakespeare features
>in the Cultural Olympiad at London 2012.
I can only agree. Having read the official Cultural Olympiad briefing pack, I
would advise anyone who cares about Shakespeare to contact Ian as a matter of
urgency with ideas that are better - or at least more comprehensible - than the
"Shakespeare Now - A youth focused international festival of Shakespeare linking
London and the regions including an exciting mix of performance, design and
Just one word of warning: all proposals "will have to fully display the first
three [Cultural Olympiad] core values and adopt at least three of the themes."
So before you all rush to put pen to paper, you might want to visit
and find out what these are.
If you would like to see the full pdf, which I can no longer find on the site
itself, just drop me an email offline.
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