A fresh take on old text, late night in boozy #Leeds with a side order of chips! Shakespeare's Hamlet Act 2 Sc 2, Chicken Shop Shakespeare Style!
Hamlet says whilst humans appear to think and act as superior beings, they are essentially "dust". Hamlet is expressing his melancholy to his old friends over the difference between what humans aspire to and how they act, which is a great divide that deeply depresses him.
Indie UK Urban Fantasy Thriller - Sokorates - an original nine part web series.
Found out about #Watershed #DepicT 90 second film competition on Friday night. Planned & location scouted Saturday . Mate who knows how to use a camera pulled out Sunday so filmed myself. Edited after work for 2 hours today. Missed deadline by 40 minutes but here she is #ImYorkshireToo Not how I planned it but, loved the pressure of parameters, time constraints & just the challenge of getting it done... alive
By t' side of a brig, that stands over a brook, I was sent betimes to school; I went wi' the stream, as I studied my book, An' was thought to be no small fool. I never yet bought a pig in a poke, For, to give awd Nick his due, Tho' oft I've dealt wi' Yorkshire folk, Yet I was Yorkshire too. I was pretty well lik'd by each village maid, At races, wake or fair, For my father had addled a vast(1) in trade, And I were his son and heir. And seeing that I didn't want for brass, Poor girls came first to woo, But tho' I delight in a Yorkshrre lass, Yet I was Yorkshire too! To Lunnon by father I was sent, Genteeler manners to see; But fashion's so dear, I came back as I went, And so they made nothing o' me My kind relations would soon have found out What was best wi' my money to do: Says I, "My dear cousins, I thank ye for nowt, But I'm not to be cozen'd by you! For I'm Yorkshire too.
Hamlet Act 2 Scene 2 - Flash mob doesn't always go so smoothly!
We 1st launched MonolugueSlam UK Leeds at The Wardrobe Bar June 6th 2011.
MonologueSlam UK is the ultimate showcase for actors who get a chance to perform in front of an industry panel of judges.
Judges included Emmerdale's Rik Makeram, Madani Younis from Bush Theatre, Casting Director Jo Adamson- Parker and Director Vicki Psarias-Broadbent
Entertainment was provided by the brilliant Marion Zubrzycki and monolouges by some of the best actors in Leeds.
KODH were there to capture the best bits