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New Documentary on Shakespeare’s Stratford Upon Avon

We just came across this high-quality documentary on Shakespeare’s Stratford Upon Avon, made by UK  film production company Alpha Star Productions. The documentary is a walk  through Shakespeare’s life in Stratford - from the house in which he he was born to the church in which he was buried – and explores the life he lived in the […]

Shakespeare Out Of The Closet

This guest blog post comes courtesy of Katie over at the extremely readable OrWhatYouWill Shakespeare blog, talking about networking for more Shakespeare buddies: Shakespeare is boring, right? This mindset is so prevalent that loving Shakespeare can often feel like a dirty little secret – an affinity best kept in the closet. It can be difficult to […]

The Twelve Days of Shakespeare’s Christmas

Full festive marks to the American Shakespeare Centre for their inspirational “12 Days of Christmas” with a Shakespeare twist! They ran a poll over a few weeks to get lyrics ideas for each day from their facebook fans, then picked the best to put to a rousing performance. Click play and check it out: If […]

Shakespeare’s Characters Let Loose on Craigslist

Caroline Biocks & Michelle Ephraim have really outdone themselves with the latest installment of McSweeny’s daily humour website – a Shakespearean parody of Craigslist. Specifically, what would Shakespeare’s characters sell, rent , buy or give away? There are some real classics on here that work on every level (in fact there are some that are way over […]

Take Part in the BBC Shakespeare Contest!

OK Shakespeare fans, here’s the latest Shakespeare news, hot off the press:  The BBC are running a Shakespeare competition with some fantastic Shakespeare-related prizes. From the BBC: “Schools across the UK are invited to take part in Off By Heart Shakespeare, an exciting new recital contest from the BBC, for students aged 13-15. All students nominated by their school […]