Written By: Michaela Makusha The announcement of Jodie Turner-Smith, a black woman, as Anne Boleyn paired with the use of colour-blind casting for multiple other characters had caused controversy before the Channel 5 series had even premiered. For example, the portrayal of Archbishop Cranmer by an Asian actor, and Anne’s ladies being played by women… Read More Anne Boleyn: A modern interpretation for the modern era
Written by Michaela Makusha Victors, mainly consisting of men, write history. Because of this, women have gone both under-represented and misrepresented. They are either subordinate pawns or go above their station for acting as their male counterparts. An example of such would be Lucrezia Borgia. Who were The Borgia? The Borgia were a Spanish-Italian dynasty… Read More Lucrezia Borgia – the Scandal of Rome?