Shakespeare Insanity is made by playing with some of Shakespeare’s insults (and a few extra non Shakespearian words).
Hannah Silva is writer, performer and theatre maker based in Devon. She has shown her theatre work internationally, including in Japan, Germany, Holland and Belgium and is currently touring her solo showOpposition. As a poet she has toured with Apples and Snakes, performed widely including at Latitude and the London Word Festival, and has been featured on Radio 3’s The Verb. She was recently commissioned by the BBC to write a verse drama ‘Marathon Tales’ with playwright Colin Teevan (broadcast Radio 3 11th August) She is currently working on a new opera ‘Thanatophobia’ with the composer Joanna Lee through an Aldeburgh Music Jerwood Opera Writing Fellowship. Her poetry is featured in anthologies from Penned in the Margins, Avalanche Books and Bloodaxe (forthcoming). She has taught for Exeter University, The Poetry School, The Theatre Royal Plymouth Creative Learning department, and Adult Learning Plymouth as well as many freelance workshops. From September she will be ‘playwright in residence’ at the Lady Eleanor Holles School.