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Take Physic, Pomp

A project in by Charles Beauclerk and Sarah Davenport

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Shakespeare's apothecary of words and wisdom; a book to heal the ills of modern life—from fracking to finance to factory farming...
Backers: 66
Average Pledge Per Backer: £61

Funded: £4,051 of £2,500
Dates: Jul 17th -> Aug 1st (15 days)
Project By: Charles Beauclerk and Sarah Davenport
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Latest News

Take Physic, Pomp! Less than 24 hours to go!

July 28th - via:
‘Hark countrymen! Either renew the fight,Or tear the lions out of England’s coat!’ Thanks to your incredible support the book will definitely be produced and we are looking forward to making it truly precious and beautiful. Now we have the... (Read More)

Four days to go...112%!

July 27th - via:
“Four days will quickly steep themselves in nights; Four nights will quickly dream away the time; And then the moon, like to a silver bow new bent in heaven, shall behold the night of our solemnities.” We are working hard behind the scenes...... (Read More)

Beyond the Book...

July 26th - via:
Dear Hamish, Thank you for the prompt... The Shakespeare Academy is a supple, non-dogmatic organization—a hive, if you like— which will grow organically through events (plays, design projects, exhibitions, concerts, workshops); encounters between... (Read More)

All the Joy...

July 26th - via:
It is with overwhelming happiness we can announce that the campaign to raise the minimum amount to produce ‘Take Physic, Pomp’ zoomed past the finish line during the night. We are now 108% funded. During this intense week the greatest pleasure... (Read More)

To the friends who have supported us today - and all days

July 24th - via:
...thank you and thank you again - we are so excited you are part of this journey. A week in and with a week to go we are 88% funded re the minimum amount needed to make it happen and feeling very blessed. Now... 'can one desire too much of a good... (Read More)

'We have….great cause to give great thanks.’

July 22nd - via:
Our deepest gratitude to everyone who has helped us over the £2,000 mark. We are now 80% funded after just five days! Your generosity has surpassed our wildest dreams. Still, we will not rest on our laurels. Well have we done, thrice-valiant... (Read More)

Press Release as Promised

July 21st - via:
Press Release: Introducing The Shakespeare Academy and the ‘Take Physic, Pomp’ Crowdfunding Campaign. 'In a world made increasingly barren by our alienation from nature, Shakespeare’s words are like healing streams bubbling up from earth's... (Read More)

Over 50%!

July 20th - via:
We are so happy to let you know that the 'Take Physic, Pomp' crowdfunding campaign has hit the 50% point of the minimum amount we need to raise to make it those who have encouraged us this far through your backing and also by spreading... (Read More)

Kickstarter Likes us!!

July 20th - via:
Hi all 37.2% there! And new news... when we first looked into kickstarter the dream was that it would become a staff pick... and we received an email today to say it is! Thank you as always to all our backers for defining this beautiful adventure. By... (Read More)

Why 'Take Physic, Pomp'?

July 19th - via:
We are so thankful to our wonderful backers - 36% in 3 days! A few people have asked why we chose 'Take Physic, Pomp' as the title for the book... The phrase is spoken by King Lear as a newly homeless king who for the first time feels compassion for... (Read More)

Up to 22% thanks to you

July 18th - via:
Just a note to say thank you so much for your support and belief... you are our inspirations and we promise to make this book the very best it can be. More news soon - and thanks again Charles and Sarah x P.S 'On, on, you noble English!'  (Read More)

Thanks, and thanks...

July 18th - via:
A day into our first ever crowdfunding campaign... with thumping hearts we opened the computer to see if there had been any movement... and we were not disappointed. Thank you so much to our first believer - we cannot tell you how excited we are to... (Read More)

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