Shakespeare Conference Press Release

Cambridge University Shakespeare Conference unveils ‘extraordinarily original’ collection of paintings and poems Exhibition of paintings and poems in response to Shakespeare by Tom de Freston and Kiran Millwood Hargrave Launch of new publication: ‘Scavengers’- paintings and poems in response to the plays of Shakespeare Essays by Sir Trevor Nunn and Dr. Abigail Rokison For public […]


Blasted; 200 x 150 cm, oil on canvas; 2011 Skylight The day you came in from the cold The ice followed you And frilled the windows Chased down the crescent of the moon Made snowdrops of your eyelids So you could not see Dover in the gloom Not the sky light, Blossoming across the room. […]


Scavengers is a collection of twenty poems and paintings by the poet Kiran Millwood Hargrave and the painter Tom de Freston. The works respond in different degrees, to the plays of Shakespeare.