Programme 2014

Venue: DAVID HALL, on the western side of the Parade Ground, Fort Kochi, Kerala.


Shakespeare - The Droeshout engraving

Mon April 21 
5pm – Opening ceremony with Songs from the Plays, accompaniment by Virtuoso

5:30pm – Madhav Sharma/Miranda Lapworth (Dir.), 1-man play '
Bharat, Blighty, & the Bard'

Tue April 22
5pmRomeo & Juliet, feature film of the play (BBC Films)

Wed April 23
– Shakespeare Birthday Cake cutting and felicitations

5:15 pmMadhav Sharma/Miranda Lapworth (Dir.), 1-man play 'Bharat, Blighty, & the Bard''

Thu April 24
Madhav Sharma/Miranda Lapworth Workshop on Romeo & Juliet

5pmMacbeth, feature film of the play (BBC Films)

Fri April 25
Madhav Sharma/Miranda Lapworth workshop on Macbeth

5pmSimon Callow, 1-man play 'Being Shakespeare' (Illuminations Media)

7pmPuppet Show, 'The Sprite of the Salt Deep', adaptation of a scene from The Tempest (Shubhra Nayar)

Sat April 26
Kochi Reading Group
members read Scenes from Shakespeare's plays, and recite the Poetry of Shakespeare. Q&A with public participation

6pm – Shakespeare repertory troupe from St Berchman's College, Changanassery, enact scenes from the plays

Sun April 27

5pmSymposium. Five Talks of 15 mins each by Invited Participants (Thomas Duddy, V.N. Venugopal, Miranda Lapworth, K. Pradeep, Joe Cleetus) on aspects of Shakespeare, treating also The Relevance of Shakespeare in the Contemporary World. Q&A with public participation. Link to Abstracts & Speaker Introductions.

7:30pm – Farewell Songs/Verse from William Shakespeare