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What Twelfth Night teaches us at the turn of the year

Christmas is over. Oh no it isn’t! As December draws to a close and we look forward to 2022, we reach Twelfth Night or the eve of Epiphany.

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Nadine Higgin as Sir Toby Belch and George Fouracres as Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. | photo: Marc Brenner

In earlier times, the days after Christmas were often a time of celebration as opposed to the more solemn period of Advent – something which is hard to imagine now, when ‘Christmas’ seems to start in shops and TV adverts as soon as we hit November!