Favourite books (was Re: Blank Intro "form")

jstallcup at juno.com jstallcup at juno.com
Sat Dec 11 20:50:08 EST 2004


Well, the Reduced Shakespeare Company does it (Titus Andronicus) as a TV
cooking show, which is pretty hilarious...

Jackie 
 
On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 14:15:19 -0700 Otter Perry
<ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com> writes:
> 
> On Saturday, December 11, 2004, at 08:43 AM, minnow at belfry.org.uk 
> wrote:
> 
> > I defy you.  Do you honestly stand there with your hand on your 
> heart 
> > and
> > tell  me that you like *Titus Andronicus*?  I don't believe one 
> can 
> > *like*
> > it.  Admire, maybe (I don't), but *like*?
> 
> Hmmm.  Well, I don't see why people don't do it as a black comedy
> nowadays.  It's very hard to read with a straight face, and the 
> only
> production I've seen cut the parts that made me laugh when I was
> reading it.
> 
> [I'm sure somebody _has_ done it as a black comedty.  I just
>   haven't seen it.]
> 
> On another paw, the end of Hamlet is pretty funny with all those
> corpses piling up on the stage.
> 
> I saw the BBC/Time-Life production of _Timon of Athens_ and can
> hardly remember it.  That one's hard to imagine doing
> successfully ....
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