25 September 2013
We have just released oour final batch of films. The title of this group is "Endgame."
16 September 2013
We have just released our fourth batch of films. The title of this group is "Indoor Playing."
11 September 2013
We have just released our third batch of films. The title of this group is "Co-Rivals" and among other things it considers the balance between mutual cooperation and competitive rivalry in the relationships between early modern theatre companies. Please see the 'Films' section of this website.
05 September 2013
Please see the 'Films' section of this website for the second wave of our filmed footage on the Shakespearean London Theatres, this time on "Outdoor Playing".
30 August 2013
ShaLT Lecture Series Audio Files
The ShaLT Lecture Series has now ended. But the audio has been recorded for anyone to download from this ShaLT website on our 'Downloads' page.
The full list of talks you can download is:
Prof Andrew Gurr 'Why was the Globe Round?'
Prof Peter Womack 'The People's Tragic Hero'
Prof Julie Sanders 'Ben Jonson, Bankside and the Blackfriars'
Prof Tiffany Stern 'Stuck Up and Down About the City'
Prof Joanne Tompkins 'Virtual Reality and London's Early Stages'
Prof Jean E. Howard 'Rich City, Poor City'
Dr Farah Karim-Cooper 'Fashioning the Female Face'
Prof Martin White 'When Torchlight Made an Artificial Noon'
Prof Ralph A. Cohen 'The New Blackfriars'
Prof Gary Taylor '1+1=3'
Prof Martin Butler 'Exeunt Players'
The audio files are all offered under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike licence (CC-BY-SA) that allows you to do anything with them--including putting them into your teaching materials, burning them onto a disk and selling it, adapting them as tap-dances for Broadway-- so long as you acknowledge the speaker and don't attach a licence more restrictive than this one.
The ShaLT investigators, myself and Andrew Gurr, are grateful to De Montfort University, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council for financial support that made these talks possible. We are especially grateful to the speakers themselves for their contributions.
21 August 2013
Please see the 'Films' section of this website for the first batch of our filmed footage on the Shakespearean London Theatres.
22 July 2013
The Chamber of Demonstrations
Last week we heard from Professor Martin White with the title:
‘When torchlight made an artificial moon’: Light and darkness in the Early Modern Indoor Playhouse, Then and Now
During that lecture he spoke of The Chamber of Demonstrations at Bristol University, Jacobean theatre by candlelight. To find out more click the link below.
3 July 2013
Free E-book Available!
Using our downloads, you can have access to Peter Sillitoe's Shakespearean London Theatres Guide for free! If you have an iPhone or iPad and open the pdf on that device, it gives you an option to save the pdf to iBooks. It will then save as an E-book rather than a pdf. Therefore allowing you to have access to the guide at any time, without internet connection!
20 June 2013
Public Talks at V&A Feedback
The ShaLT Lecture Series is over half way through at the V&A Museum and we would like to hear your experiences and feedback of these Lectures. To do so, please go to our Facebook page.
29th April 2013
Public Talks at V&A
The ShaLT Lecture Series is now ongoing at the V&A Museum. For more details please see the Museum's website.
5th April 2013
Follow in Footsteps of Bard
"Tourists will be able to step back in time and tour lost Shakespearean theatres using an interactive mobile phone application designed by academics. The team at De Montfort University has also created an interactive website and a map which, with the app, will guide visitors around 40 former London theatres..."
News: This is Leicestershire http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Follow-footsteps-Bard/story-18610761-detail/story.html
Art - In search of Shakespeare
"Shakespearean London Theatres (ShaLT) has introduced five new trails, complete with map, and a soon-to-be-available app, which guide you around the sites of the 31 London playhouses and performance spaces that existed in Shakespeare's era. As well as the familiar Shakespeare's Globe, the tours take in lesser-known sites such as..."
Magazine: TES magazine http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6327552