Beginning on 1 September – the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War and the invasion of […]
On Tuesday, 2 July 2019, British writer Jack Fairweather’s biography of a Polish man who volunteered to go in to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp to expose Holocaust horrors had its UK premiere at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London.
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the programme for ‘Shakespeare and Poland’, a ten-day festival opening on Wednesday 26 June. The festival of performances, music and panel discussions celebrates Poland’s affinity with Shakespeare and marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of artist, playwright and Shakespeare interpreter, Stanisław Wyspiański. Shakespeare’s Globe has commissioned the first translation of Wyspianski’s seminal works, Hamlet Study and The Death of Ophelia, especially for the festival and The Death of Ophelia will receive its world premiere in English in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.