The Bard and the Gunpowder Plot
New Horizons is so pleased that Nick
Kollerstrom is visiting again with his insights into REAL
This isn’t just another “who-wrote-Shakespeare?” book.
We’re now at the 400th anniversary of the great deception of 1623, and we ask, how come it was so successful?
This should be an epic tale of interest to every English person – whereby the great genius was
marginalised, and a guy who could not read or write got all the credit!
Then the “Gunpowder Plot” of 1605 wasn’t at all what it appeared to be.
Both of these ploys were brilliantly successful: the latter in pulverising, forever, the hopes of English Catholics.
Both events concern theatre where what you are presented with is far from being what really happened.
It’s time we took a new approach to these great English mysteries.