An effort to stop the use of bad language at the RSC has not been received well by some employees. The theatre recently told employees that there was far too much swearing and cursing from staff members, some of it falling within the earshot of shocked customers, (some of whom were believed to be AmericanContinue reading New Code of Conduct issued by The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The SQDG released a statement today that says they have indisputable evidence that William Shakespeare used an Elizabethan equivalent of a modern-day biro to write his plays. Chairman of the well-known and outspoken group said in the statement that… ‘The undeniable proof for our claim will be presented at the next celebration of Shakespeare’s birthdayContinue reading ‘Shakespeare used a Biro’ Says Shakespeare Quill Denial Group.
Town and County Planners were at a loss today to explain why plans for the new Stratford upon Avon bypass showed the major road passing through the centre of town. Head planner Arthur P. Pusher told the Stratfordian that the panic and shock were completely unwarranted as ‘things on paper (blueprint) tend to look completelyContinue reading New bypass to cut through Centre of Town
Happy days are ahead for local paper The Stratford upon Avon Herald as staff gather to celebrate the unveiling of their newly purchased refurbished typewriter. Editor, reporter, photographer, receptionist and office cleaner Richard Howarth said… ‘…plans were well afoot for tonight’s celebration at the White Swan. Staff young and old, dead or alive are allContinue reading Stratford Herald Celebrates Purchase of Newly Refurbished Typewriter
A spokesperson for Stratford upon Avon Town Council confirmed today that Councillors were seriously looking at the Firs Gardens for the site of Stratford’s second cemetery. ‘Although the traditional site on the Evesham road is very popular it has been in use for a long period of time. We are at the stage where weContinue reading Firs Gardens mooted for Stratford’s 2nd Cemetery
Sharp-eyed tourist and observant residents were rewarded today by a confession by RSC architects Legolian McKanno that there was indeed a ‘lean factor’ built into the Royal Shakespeare Theatre’s Tower. A spokesman for the Architects admitted today that the…‘…numerous letters, phone calls and emails that we received on a daily basis, pointing out a leanContinue reading ‘Leaning tower of Stratford’ finally acknowledged by RSC architects.
Well-loved Stratford personality and award winning ‘living statue’ Percy ‘Stationary’ Stanton, was declared dead by medical personnel in the early hours of Saturday morning. Alerted by a dog walker who was worried that Mr Stanton had been in the same spot (the Bancroft) and motionless for over 48 hours a doctor from a nearby surgeryContinue reading Award winning ‘living statue’ found dead.
A recent application from London Entertainment Company ‘Blitz Productions’ to construct a zip line from the top of Barclays bank to run the entire length of Bridge street has been refused. We asked for a comment from the Town Council but unfortunately no-one was available at time of going to press.
The theatre world was rocked tonight by the news that William Shakespeare is dead. An urgent statement released by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre begins… ‘…although we have been showcasing William’s work for a number of years now we had no idea that the playwright had passed (sometime ago), or was even ill. We were underContinue reading SHAKESPEARE DEAD