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GIVEAWAY – 2 copies of Woman of a Certain Rage: Stratford-upon-Avon

21st November 2021

We are delighted to be able to offer 2 copies of Woman of a Certain Rage by Georgie Hall.

2 copies of Woman of a Certain Rage

A smart and funny novel about love, life and a second shot at freedom for rebellious women of a certain age.

Eliza is angry. Very angry, and very, very hot.

Late for work and dodging traffic, she’s still reeling from the latest row with husband Paddy. Twenty-something years ago, their eyes met over the class divide in oh-so-cool Britpop London, but while Paddy now seems content filling his downtime with canal boats and cricket, Eliza craves the freedom and excitement of her youth. Fifty sounds dangerously close to pensionable: her woke children want to cancel her, a male motorist has just called her a ‘mad old bat’ and to cap it all her hormones are on the run. Who knew menopause was puberty’s evil older sister?

But then a moment of heroism draws an unexpected admirer, and Eliza sets out to discover whether the second half of life can be a glass half full after all. She might suffer mental fog and night sweats – and have temporarily mislaid her waist – but this is her renaissance.

Woman of a Certain Rage is a smart and funny novel for all women who won’t be told it’s too late to shake things up.

Read our #TalkingLocationWith.. piece HERE and it’s all about the wonders of Stratford-upon-Avon, a gift of a setting to authors!

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  2. As the novel features STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, Shakespeare’s home town, share with us which of his plays you might ideally like to see performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford?

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  1. User: Sushka

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 11:12 pm

    Romeo & Juliet

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  2. User: Rich Tyler

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 10:48 pm

    Romeo and Juliet, all time classic

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  3. User: Bethany Irons

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 9:54 pm

    A midsummers nights dream.

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  4. User: Amy

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 7:48 pm

    Macbeth.

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  5. User: Michie

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 2:28 pm

    As a romantic it would have to be Romeo & Juliet! Many thanks

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  6. User: anmaedcr

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 10:03 am

    Twelfth Night for me, studied it in school years and years ago but never saw it on the stage.

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  7. User: Coyshiecomps

    Posted on: 30/11/2021 at 1:00 am

    Obviously Romeo and Juliet
    Thanks again!

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  8. User: Jake Casey

    Posted on: 29/11/2021 at 8:05 pm

    Macbeth

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  9. User: VickiPope

    Posted on: 29/11/2021 at 12:30 pm

    Definitely Macbeth.

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  10. User: Miriam Smith

    Posted on: 29/11/2021 at 7:20 am

    I’ve never watched a Shakespeare play but would love to see any, such a marvellous and talented writer but if I had to choose it would be Romeo and Juliet.

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  11. User: becksta75

    Posted on: 29/11/2021 at 12:40 am

    Would have to be Hamlet

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  12. User: sarah parker

    Posted on: 28/11/2021 at 7:13 pm

    Hamlet 🙂

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  13. User: Jennifer

    Posted on: 28/11/2021 at 6:13 pm

    have seen as you like it before but would love to see it again

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  14. User: jackie youel

    Posted on: 28/11/2021 at 2:42 pm

    i would like to see Midsummer Night’s Dream performed .

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  15. User: Kathleen marsden

    Posted on: 28/11/2021 at 1:18 pm

    The Taming of the Shrew

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  16. User: Katherine Coldicott

    Posted on: 28/11/2021 at 7:18 am

    It would be Julius Caesar. I went on a school trip to see it many years ago as we were reading it for O level. Really enjoyed it and would love to see it again one day.

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  17. User: Sudenca

    Posted on: 28/11/2021 at 3:36 am

    I’d love to see Romeo & Juliet, it’s always been one of my favourites.

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  18. User: Marycarol

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 9:23 pm

    Has to be midsummers night dream, I remember seeing it at school and loved it since then

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  19. User: Ellie F Wood

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 7:39 pm

    My sister is named after the characters in the Tempest, would love to see that again

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  20. User: I like reading

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 6:48 pm

    Hello, I would love to see a Midsummer Night’s Dream performed.

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  21. User: Tess P

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 6:28 pm

    Julius Caesar for me. Fond memories of reading it at school and the enter class becoming obsessed with the Ides of March!

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  22. User: sxhamilt

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 4:34 pm

    Much Ado About Nothing

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  23. User: Sarah Hamilton

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 4:33 pm

    Much Ado About Nothing

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  24. User: Jo Jones

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 4:09 pm

    RomeoAnd Juliet

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  25. User: redfox5

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 2:51 pm

    Macbeth, I love the play and I’ve never seen it performed

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  26. User: Heather N

    Posted on: 27/11/2021 at 8:34 am

    There are so many great plays to choose from but I think I’d most like to see Much Ado About Nothing or Hamlet

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  27. User: Jess Jephcote

    Posted on: 26/11/2021 at 9:53 pm

    A midsummer’s scream

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  28. User: Marion Tanner

    Posted on: 26/11/2021 at 7:25 pm

    Always macbeth, reminds me of o level English!

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  29. User: unicorn

    Posted on: 26/11/2021 at 12:14 pm

    A midsummer night’s dream

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  30. User: lapsapchung

    Posted on: 26/11/2021 at 6:38 am

    I’d like to see Julius Caesar, it’s my favourite of the plays I’ve read yet I’ve never seen it performed

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  31. User: Kazziem

    Posted on: 25/11/2021 at 10:17 pm

    Anthony and Cleopatra

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  32. User: linby

    Posted on: 25/11/2021 at 6:53 pm

    The Taming of the Shrew

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  33. User: hellymart

    Posted on: 25/11/2021 at 2:42 pm

    I’d love to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as it’s hilarious (in parts) and magical. Saw it at the RSC many years ago and I’ve never forgotten it so I’d love to see another production.

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  34. User: lady_appaloosa

    Posted on: 25/11/2021 at 1:29 pm

    I would love to see A Midsummer Nights dream, it’s always been my favourite

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  35. User: Janeeliza123

    Posted on: 25/11/2021 at 3:31 am

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

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  36. User: Shirley Ann Lumley

    Posted on: 24/11/2021 at 3:06 pm

    Looks fabulous x

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  37. User: Jenreeve

    Posted on: 23/11/2021 at 1:00 pm

    A Comedy of Errors

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  38. User: Jac

    Posted on: 22/11/2021 at 9:31 pm

    A midsummer’s night dream- never read or seen it ‍♀️

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  39. User: Mandy

    Posted on: 22/11/2021 at 5:52 pm

    A midsummer night dream

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  40. User: sunshinegirl29

    Posted on: 22/11/2021 at 5:48 pm

    Midsummer’s Night Dream I remember reading this at school

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  41. User: Gul Akkaya

    Posted on: 22/11/2021 at 1:54 pm

    A Midsummer Nights Dream for me!

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  42. User: Jan

    Posted on: 22/11/2021 at 9:53 am

    Romeo and Juliet

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  43. User: Lisa

    Posted on: 22/11/2021 at 8:03 am

    Romeo and Juliet or Macbeth.

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  44. User: Sue Barton

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 10:56 pm

    I’ve always loved A Midsummer Nights Dream

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  45. User: philatel

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 10:26 pm

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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  46. User: Mitchypop

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 8:35 pm

    Ive always been partial to a gritty drama so Macbeth

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  47. User: sararose

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 7:22 pm

    I really love Shakespeare’s comedies and my favourite is Midsummer’s Nights Dream so that is the one I would like to see. I have seen several productions but would love to see the RSC production.

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  48. User: Rachel Hall

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 6:48 pm

    Anything just so long as you get a seat. I went to the Globe and the standing through the whole performance was exhausting. Took the pleasure right out of it.

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  49. User: KrissyMaria

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 6:25 pm

    Always a Midsummer Nights Dream. The first Shakespeare play I saw in school and it left me in stitches.

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  50. User: SueKelsoRyan

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:59 pm

    It sounds as though The Merry Wives of Windsor might be a good match for this novel!

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  51. User: Teresa S

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:53 pm

    Would love to see A Midsummers Nights Dream.

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  52. User: Denise Pentland

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:44 pm

    Always love a bit of midsummers night dream.
    Also in touch with the 50 something rage thing

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  53. User: Andrea Hedgcock

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:44 pm

    I have actually been fortunate enough to see the great and much missed Alan Howard in the lead role in Coriolanus at Stratford. It was a superb production.

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  54. User: Margaret Gallagher

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:38 pm

    Romeo and Juliet – the first I ever read at school – the first one had the priveledge to star in at college too

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  55. User: Emma Barham

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:34 pm

    Turn of the Screw

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  56. User: Susan Gilley

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:32 pm

    I should like to see Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon.
    It would be a trip down memory lane, as I spent holidays in Stratford as a child with my grandparents

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  57. User: Quod

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:23 pm

    Would love to see A Midsummer Nights Dream

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  58. User: Claire Harris

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:14 pm

    I think, given the subject matter, it would have to be ‘The Taming of the Shrew’.

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  59. User: Tracey Poulter

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:13 pm

    Hamlet

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  60. User: Quod

    Posted on: 21/11/2021 at 5:12 pm

    Midsummer nights dream

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