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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.127  Thursday, 22 March 2012


From:        John Briggs < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Date:         March 21, 2012 7:22:53 PM EDT

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER: Shakespeare in London


Terence Hawkes wrote:


>South Sudan have indicated that they plan to perform Cymbeline in Juba 

>Arabic. There will also, apparently, be performances in British Sign Language. 

>Nobody has yet suggested that a play might be offered (an idea of the TV show 

>Monty Python’s Flying Circus) by means of Semaphore.


It was, of course, an adaptation of Wuthering Heights that was performed by [flag] semaphore; Julius Caesar was performed on an Aldis lamp (we were to understand that the signal lamp was transmitting Morse code.)


John Briggs


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