Take a close look at The Tragical Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Richard Stone will walk you through the play, examining the nature of Shakespearean theatre and Shakespeare’s use of language. Leading interpreters of the role and various interpretations of the play from the 16th Century through to the present, will also be discussed.
Richard Stone has long been intrigued by history and fascinated by human creativity. An extended period of tertiary study produced a Degree in Art History and Music along with Diplomas in Art and Design and in Education, followed by a satisfying 30-year career as a teacher and lecturer in independent schools.
Throughout his teaching career, Richard also practised as a painter and photographer and satisfied an urge to travel by developing a program of European study tours. Since the mid-90s, Richard has accompanied more than 20 groups of secondary students and adults to various destinations in search of cultural enlightenment. Richard has been teaching at the CAE since 2016, sharing his enthusiasm for history, literature and the arts through a range of talks.