Bard of Avon

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English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)

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Summary: It was the Bard of Avon's sanguine and energetic temperament that made him foresee the world back then, now and will continue to do so in the future
This year's Philippine-British Friendship day is Bard and Bond-themed to celebrate the life of the great English poet William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, and to promote the next James Bond movie, Spectre.
Most Shakespeare scholars believe there is no mystery at all: the Bard of Avon was indeed William Shakespeare.
And so, as they head into yet another winter of their discontent, the Red Sox are turning Fenway Park over to the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to bring a bit of the Bard of Avon to the former home of Josh and Daniel Bard.
In addition to their brilliantly conceived theatrics -- a mash-up bearing the earmarks of New York's La Gran Scena Opera, the seriocomic abandon of actor Robin Williams, and the smirky satire of Britain's Monty Python -- the all-male cast of Propeller takes the Bard of Avon's comedic works to the nth degree of hilarity.
The one that begins "Four score and seven years ago..." enjoys almost as much resonance today as the best of the Bard of Avon's soliloquies.
Furthermore, the author gently satirizes Los Angeles and the industry while making the Bard of Avon drolly relevant.
The recent Ram- leela and Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming Haider are the latest examples of how the Bard of Avon continues to influence Hindi films.
Trends in binding (and rebinding) Shakespeare's First Folio over the centuries illustrate the increased respect felt for the text, or the lionization of the Bard of Avon; contemporary bindings like the Bodleian Library's copy in plain leather are simple and unobtrusive, in stark contrast to "luxury bindings" of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (pp.
If this really is the Bard of Avon, then we have timely repost to those conspiracy theorists who make out that Shakespeare was some hack from the sticks, out of his depth in the world of high Tudor politics.
Justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra, made this stinging and insinuating observation in a 12-page order, and quoted the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare, to boot, to get their message across.
The Bard of Avon shelved a play than didn't make money.
ENGLISH See the Bard of Avon's birthplace; MATHS Try a Science Museum sleepover; HISTORY Tour the Paris Louvre on a bargain ticket; SPANISH Pick up the lingo in north west Spain; GEOGRAPHY Hitting the fells at Grasmere in the Lake District; PHYSICAL EDUCATION Go kayaking in Dorset with PGL; ART HISTORY Picture-perfect ...Florence's Ponte Vecchio; BIOLOGY Make a pal of a plant at the Eden Project; GEOLOGY Take a natural hot-tub in Iceland Pictures: ALAMY/ SCIENCE MUSEUM/ PICTURES COLOUR LIBRARY/ PGL
Amy Freed's "The Bard of Avon" (PPF 2001) was snapped up by four theaters before its Gotham debut.
There was predictably good support from Billie Piper, as the dizzy weather girl Hero - "Well, what a lot of weather we have been having recently" - and you could almost sense previously suspicious souls all over the country suddenly warming to the Bard of Avon.