Alison Weir, The Princes In The Tower (London: The Folio Society, 1992)
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This week’s quotation is attributed to Elizabeth Wydville, widow of Edward IV. She was, at this stage, in sanctuary with her youngest son, and determined to preserve their lives – and hers – by keeping the two boys separated.
Theatre can be expensive, I have great experience with that. And some of the best professional theatre takes place in London. Not everyone lives in London, or can easily get there, for some quality Shakespeare is inaccessible.
But film is a lot more accessible. The cinema is much cheaper than live theatre, and dvds even more so. That is why I have put together a list of Shakespeare films that I would recommend watching.
Now there are hundreds of film adaptions of Shakespeare. This isn’t really a Top 10 list or anything, they are not really in any rated order. These are just all films I love, or think are good for people wanting more Shakespeare films.
This is a list of films that I have seen at the time of writing this article. I will not include any film I have yet to watch, though I may come back…