Nottingham Shakespeare Society

Programme 2022-23


September 13th 7.00 pm

The President's Talk

William Ruff: What Boris should have learned from Shakespeare: aspects of leadership in Measure for Measure, Antony and Cleopatra and The Tempest.

September 27th 10.30 am

Reading: Antony and Cleopatra

October 11th 7.00 pm

Talk: 'Don't shoot the Messenger' - news delivery, both good and bad, as a dramatic device in some of Shakespeare's plays.

Julia Pirie

October 25th 10.30 am

Reading: Measure for Measure

November 8th 7.00 pm

Measure for Measure

Talk by Hazel Salisbury, director of the forthcoming production at The Lace Market Theatre.

November 22nd 10.30 am

The Tempest

Talk by Les Wilkinson BA, formerly Senior Master at Nottingham High School.

December 6th 7.00 pm

Reading: The Tempest

December 20th

Members meeting: details to be confirmed


January 10th 10.30 am

Theatre Memories

John Cox

January 24th 7.00 pm


Talk by David Dunford MA

February 7th 10.30 am

Reading: Cymbeline

February 21st 7.00 pm

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Talk: 'emulous Philomels': imitation and contest in The Two Noble Kinsmen.

Dr Ben Burton Nottingham High School

March 7th 10.30 am

Reading: The Two Noble Kinsmen

March 21st 7.00 pm

Talk: Henry VI part 1

April 4th 10.30am

Reading: Henry VI part 1

April 18th 7.00 pm

Hamlet: The First Quarto

David Dunford MA

May 2nd 10.30 am

Poetry, Prose and Music

May 23rd 10.30 am

AGM and readings