Ben Crystal is an actor, producer, and writer. He played Hamlet in the first Original Pronunciation production of the play for 400 years with the Nevada Repertory Company, and curated the British Library's CD, Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation. He co-wrote Shakespeare's Words and The Shakespeare Miscellany with his father, David Crystal, and his first solo book, Shakespeare on Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard was shortlisted for the 2010 Educational Writer of the Year Award. He has also written a series of introductions to the Bard's plays - Springboard Shakespeare - was published by Bloomsbury / Arden. He and his Shakespeare ensemble perform and give Shakespeare workshops around the world.
Listen to how thousands of people around the world say the word 'potato'.
@alasdair_h @montgomerysutto :-DD RIGHT?
by @bencrystal - 6 hours ago
RT @JimMFelton: The Muppet’s Christmas Carol is the definitive version. Charles Dickens was an idiot to think he could novelise it.
@shweedie It'll break you. The fluffy thing will break you.
by @bencrystal - 10 hours ago
RT @montgomerysutto: Support this fantastic emerging company, now a 501c3! https://t.co/ZgGO6oitmh
by @bencrystal - 21 hours ago
RT @NastazjaSomers: Dear Santa,
if in 2018, just for a week every month ,all major reviewers went to see fringe / small scale work inste…
by @bencrystal - yesterday
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