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Facade conservation and repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

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'Mirror of the world' audio dramatisation: part 3

During a rehearsal for Hamlet at the Globe Theatre in London in 1600, the famous actor Richard Burbage is not happy with the story and wants Shakespeare to make some changes. Homer and Virgil appear from the past to advise the Bard about what makes a truly great story.