This page is for the cast and crew of Julius Caesar to more easily access background resources and information that might be useful – it’s mostly a series of links:
Here’s the official Southside Blog – I am hoping all the cast and crew will contribute something: http://southsideplayers.wordpress.com/category/julius-caesar/
Here’s the Southside YouTube channel www.youtube.com/southsideplayers
Here’s the link to the Today programme clip
First up that blog post by Paul Mason!
2nd up some information on the Battle of Phillipi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Philippi
If you are one of the many who die in Julius Caesar you may enjoy this:
Please note that although I have been a proponent (as some of you know) of the Yves Klein blue thing I won’t be asking anyone to do that one – or for that matter point no. 5!
60 Minutes with Shakespeare
Here’s another one – you have to sign up and then they send you an access link to a wide variety of interviews and blogs about Shakespeare:
Tunisian bloggers (Arab Spring)
Some interesting stuff about Tunisian bloggers/activists now running in the elections – esp useful for female conspirators (Brutus/Cassius etc)
RSC Open Stages
An interesting article in the Guardian about arts/theatre/politics – esp useful to those giving warnings
If you are playing one of the soldiers/named military characters in the second half and have a bit of time on your hands you might find this book useful (and enjoyable)
The Junior Officers Reading Club by Patrick Hennessey
I was surprised how much I enjoyed this factual tale of army life now.
And if anyone is suffering from stage fright, here’s something Mr Rossi found posted on twitter:
Re Casca’s reaction to the storm and reporting of lion in street – here is a Guardian piece about reports on twitter during this summer’s London riots of a tiger in Primrose Hill that had escaped from the zoo:
Map of how to get to the bit of the school you need to be in! Also for Caterpillar rehearsals – just walk PAST the main gate down Boundaries Road, go under the bridge and the Caterpillar Nursery is just there on your right.
Tongue twisters so far:
Sidney Sheldon stuck six thick sticks into sixty-six ricks
The skunk sat on the stump, the skunk thunk the stump stunk, the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
If a canny cannibal can cram caramel into a camel, how much caramel can a canny canibal cram into a camel?
and donated by my friend Cheryl:
Thermos flasks and sandwiches, thermos flasks and sausages, thermos flasks and mixed biscuits. Flasks, flasks, flasks, always thermos flasks at picnics.
and some more:
She chops chips in a chic fish and chip shop
A really frugal rural ruler’s mural