Shakespeare's Villains: images from the University of Bristol Theatre Collection, 1814-1978

17 December 2010, 10.00 AM - 1 March 2011, 4.00 PM

An exhibition focusing on the portrayal of villains in several of Shakespeare’s plays. Major themes include costume design and historical context, contemporary audience reception, relation of actor/director, and the relation of theatrical and film versions of the same play. Objects on display include prints (paintings, sketches), photographs, stage props, and original costume designs.

Curated by University of Bristol History of Art MA students

17th December 2010 - 1st March 2011
(Closed 23rd December - 5th January)

Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm, Theatre Collection foyer, 21 Park Row, Bristol.

Shakespeare's Villains Exhibition Catalogue (PDF, 262kB)

Shakespeares Villains Exhibition Picture

Shylock character portrait 

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