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Kenneth Branagh

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Theatre.

(b. Belfast, 10 Dec. 1960)

Actor, director, producer, and writer. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his mark in Another Country (1981) by Julian Mitchell ...

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Kenneth Branagh

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Theatre.

(b. Belfast, 10 Dec. 1960)

Actor, director, producer, and writer. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his mark in Another Country (1981) by Julian Mitchell ...

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See overview in Oxford Index

Branagh, Kenneth (1960)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 98 words.

(1960–)

British actor and director. Played Henry V for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984 at the age

Branagh, Sir Kenneth (1960)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 142 words.

British actor and director. Played Henry V for the *Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984 at the age of 24 and ...

Branagh, Kenneth (b.1960)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 68 words.

He was born in Belfast on 10 December 1960 and after studying at RADA became a highly successful actor and

Kenneth Branagh (1960– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 31 words.

Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports.

in Daily Telegraph

Kenneth Branagh (1960– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 31 words.

Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports.

in Daily Telegraph

Branagh, Kenneth (b. 1960)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 202 words.

British actor and director. Born in Belfast and trained in London, he modelled his stage and screen career on that

Branagh, Kenneth (1960)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 226 words.

(1960– )

Irish actor, director, and *producer. Born in Belfast, Branagh made his London debut in

Branagh, Kenneth (1960– )

Adrienne Scullion.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 278 words.

(1960– )

Irish actor, director, and producer. Born in Belfast, Branagh trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic

Branagh, Sir Kenneth (Charles)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 547 words.

Kt 2012

Born 10 Dec. 1960; s of William and Frances Branagh; m 1st, 1989, Emma...

Branagh, Kenneth Charles (1960– )

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 291 words.

British actor and director.

Born in Northern Ireland, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he won the coveted Bancroft Gold Medal. Subsequently he made his London...

Branagh, Kenneth (1960)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 98 words.

An young acting success, he worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) before forming his own company. He moved into

Branagh, Kenneth (10 Dec. 1960)

David Staines.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 174 words.

(b. Belfast, 10 Dec. 1960)

Actor, director, producer, and writer. A graduate of the

Branagh, Sir Kenneth (b. 1960)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 296 words.

Born in Belfast and trained in London, he modelled his stage and screen career on that of Laurence *Olivier

films

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 108 words.

All of Shakespeare's plays have been filmed and in a wide range of styles. The commercial success of Kenneth Branagh

Thompson, Emma (1959)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 65 words.

She was married (1989–95) to Kenneth Branagh, and acted in his film adaptations of Shakespeare's Henry V

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Robert Shaughnessy.

in As You Like It

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 14615 words.

This chapter considers the screen history of the play, examining the major film versions (directed by Paul Czinner, 1936, Christine Edzard, 1992, and Kenneth Branagh, 2006) and the BBC-Time...

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From political power to the power of the image: contemporary ‘British’ cinema and the nation’s monarchs

Andrew Higson.

in The British monarchy on screen

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 9575 words.

The quarter century since Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V(1989) has seen numerous representations of English and Scottish monarchs, both legendary and historical, in “British” films. Some of...

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There Is Nothing Either Good or Bad But Thinking Makes It So: Postmodern Hamlet

David Bevington.

in Murder Most Foul

June 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 11302 words.

In the years after 1980, with rapid social change in sexual and political mores, Hamlet came more and more to be a text reflecting the new age of anxiety and social conflict. The...

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Intimate and Epic Macbeths in Contemporary Performance

Kathryn Prince.

in The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Performance

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 6701 words.

The recent performance history of Macbeth illustrates two tendencies discernible in contemporary Shakespeare performance more widely: the strong, empathic engagement characteristic of...

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