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25 November 2019

Shakespeare Q&A with John Bell AO OBE

The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation recently hosted John Bell AO OBE, actor, theatre director and founder of Bell Shakespeare, in conversation with our CEO Professor Simon Haines.
So how did John Bell’s life-long love of Shakespeare begin? Which is his favourite play, his favourite quote, the play he recommends people new to Shakespeare read or watch first?
Ahead of our event John Bell answered questions on what Shakespeare means to him.

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25 November 2019

Shakespeare Q&A with Professor Simon Haines

The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation recently hosted John Bell AO OBE, actor, theatre director and founder of Bell Shakespeare, in conversation with our CEO Professor Simon Haines.
While many Australians owe their first experience of Shakespeare on the stage to John Bell, Professor Haines has also introduced generations of students to the works of Shakespeare through his distinguished academic career.
Ahead of our event Professor Haines answered questions on what Shakespeare means to him.

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You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation "
- Plato