• Behind The Scenes,  Video

    “But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? … The Making Of Episode Four: Ben Steel as Juliet

    Join us for a peek behind the curtain as we show you some behind the scenes fun and games from Ben Steel’s episode for Season One of Shakespeare Republic. A slightly more compact behind the scenes video this week, showing the drawbacks of working with animals (even if you weren’t supposed to be) and the joys of filming in yet another bathroom, among other visuals make up this rather smooth sailing version of what went on behind the scenes in episode four. Behind The Scenes Director of Photography: Sally McLean Featuring: Ben Steel, Sally McLean, Shaun Herbertson, Tim McCormick Edited by Sally McLean Produced by Sally McLean, Perri Cummings & Billy…

  • Episodes,  Video

    EPISODE: Shakespeare Republic S1 Ep4 – Ben Steel as Juliet (Jules)

    Episode 4 has landed, after a rather turbulent start to the week in Australian politics. We’re claiming we called it with Alan Fletcher’s episode in our first week, followed by Billy Smedley’s episode last week and thank Malcolm Turnbull and others in Canberra for watching!  (It’s the only way we can explain the uncanny timing of it all).  This week we move onto a new topic, featuring Ben Steel as “Jules” (Juliet) … “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou, Romeo?” On the day traditionally celebrated in Verona as the birthday of one of their fair citizens who is thought to have inspired Shakespeare’s Juliet (from a novella by Luigi da Porto, Historia novellamente ritrovata di due nobili amanti (“Newly found story of two noble…