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    Four awards, twelve official selections and over 70,000 views – Shakespeare Republic #AllTheWebsAStage update

    Since we began broadcasting the new stand-alone season of Shakespeare Republic back in August, things have been going from strength to strength with the series. Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles) has now released 23 of it’s 24 episodes, featuring actors from all over the world, exploring Shakespeare’s characters in lockdown, all using Shakespeare’s original monologues and soliloquies. The new season has been officially selected for twelve international film festivals and webfests to date, including New York City Web Fest, Sydney Web Fest, Cinema Jove, Near Nazareth Film Festival and the Nightpiece International Film Festival. It has now won four awards to date, including Best International Series and Best Director…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E13 #DeanHaglund as #Iago #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    Season Two, Episode Thirteen, featuring the fabulous Dean Haglund as “Iago” from Othello is now available for your advance viewing pleasure on our YouTube Channel and you can view this new episode here: https://vimeo.com/210675216 “I follow him to serve my turn upon him …” Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Iago” played by Dean Haglund as he plots his revenge – scheming in plain sight like the viper in the blossom. “… I am not what I am.” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Directed & Adapted by Sally McLean Written by William Shakespeare Produced by Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Shane Savage & Perri Cummings Executive Producer: Robina Bamforth Associate Producer: Stephen Francis…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E12 Sally McLean as “Beatrice” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    “Too cursed is more than cursed …” Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Beatrice” played by Sally McLean – a rebel with a love of life and penchant for parties, who, despite her fine dresses, high heels and glamourous lifestyle knows a woman is more than the sum of her parts. “… Father, as it please me.” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Directed & Adapted by Sally McLean Written by William Shakespeare Produced by Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Shane Savage & Perri Cummings Executive Producer: Robina Bamforth Associate Producer: Stephen Francis Wyley Director Of Photography: Shaun Herbertson Edited by Sally McLean & Thanassi Panagiotaras Sound Recording, Editing & Design by Tim McCormick Digital…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E11 Phoebe Anne Taylor as “Sebastian” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    “My stars shine darkly over me …” Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Sebastian” played by the engaging Phoebe Anne Taylor as she faces the loss of her sister and the consequences of now being all alone in the world. “… mine eyes will tell tales of me.” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Directed & Adapted by Sally McLean Written by William Shakespeare Produced by Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Shane Savage & Perri Cummings Executive Producer: Robina Bamforth Associate Producer: Stephen Francis Wyley Director Of Photography: Shaun Herbertson Sound Operator: Abramo Peghini Edited by Sally McLean & Thanassi Panagiotaras Sound Editing & Design by Tim McCormick Digital Colourist & VFX:…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E10 Shane Savage as “Helena” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    “… I love your son.” Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Helena” (Hellinus) from “All’s Well That Ends Well”, played by Shane Savage, as he faces the mother of the man he secretly loves, who also happens to be his boss. “Let not your hate encounter with my love for loving where you do …” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Directed & Adapted by Sally McLean Written by William Shakespeare Produced by Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Shane Savage & Perri Cummings Executive Producer: Robina Bamforth Associate Producer: Stephen Francis Wyley Director Of Photography: Shaun Herbertson Edited by Sally McLean & Thanassi Panagiotaras Sound Operator, Editing & Design by Tim McCormick…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E9 Tariro Mavondo as “Cleopatra” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    “All’s but naught …” Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Cleopatra” played by Tariro Mavondo as she faces the loss of the man who gave her strength and was taken too soon from her side. “… This case of that huge spirit now is cold …” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Featuring: Christopher Kirby as “Thomas More” Wahibe Moussa as “Katherina” Falon Ryan as “Edmund” Shane Savage as “Helena” Directed & Adapted by Sally McLean Written by William Shakespeare Produced by Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Shane Savage & Perri Cummings Executive Producer: Robina Bamforth Associate Producer: Stephen Francis Wyley Director Of Photography: Shaun Herbertson Edited by Sally McLean & Thanassi…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E8 Alan Fletcher as “Jaques” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    Season Two, Episode Eight of the new season, featuring the wonderful Alan Fletcher as “Jaques” from As You Like It is now available for your viewing pleasure on our YouTube Channel and you can view this new episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsHnKMKEHSw “All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players …” Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Jaques” played by Alan Fletcher as he discovers that being the life of the party isn’t always as easy as it appears. “… one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Featuring: Falon Ryan as “Edmund” Billy Smedley as “Henry V”…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E7 Michala Banas as “Hamlet” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    Season Two continues … Episode Seven of Season Two is now available on our Youtube channel for all the world to see! We are delighted to be able to bring you the fabulous Michala Banas, playing “Hamlet” for your viewing enjoyment. “I have of late, though know not why, lost all my mirth …”  Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Hamlet”, played by Michala Banas, as she faces the realisation that no matter how much you appear to have, you are, in the end, only human. “What is this quintessence of dust?” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Featuring:Shane Savage as “Helena/Helinus”Ruby as herself Directed & Adapted by Sally McLeanWritten by William ShakespeareProduced…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E6 Billy Smedley as “Henry V” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    Season Two continues … Episode Six of Season Two is now available on our Youtube channel for all the world to see! We are delighted to be able to bring you the brilliant Billy Smedley, playing “Henry V” for your viewing enjoyment. “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more …”  Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Henry V”, played by Billy Smedley, as he faces not just the enemy, but the trepidation of his men at a time when he needs them most. “The game is afoot!” Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard Featured Soldiers (in order of appearance) Jamie Hannah Ethan Jackson Amjinder Mann Jahran Schansemma Directed & Adapted by…

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    Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard – S2E5 Wahibe Moussa as “Katherina” #Shakespeare #WebSeriesWednesday #WebSeries

    Season Two continues … Episode Five of Season Two is now available on our Youtube channel for all the world to see!  We are delighted to be able to bring you the fabulous Wahibe Moussa, playing a piece from The Taming of The Shrew for your viewing enjoyment. “Fie, fie! unknit that threatening unkind brow, And dart not scornful glances from those eyes, To wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor”  Meet Shakespeare Republic’s “Katherina”, played by Wahibe Moussa, as she faces the realities of being a woman in a man’s world who has learned to dance to the tune of politics to get what she most desires. “My mind hath been…