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Which Shakesepare Play Should You See?

Fancy taking in a Shakespeare play but not sure which one to go for? Fear not! Artist Mya Gosling at Good Tickle Brain, has put together this fantastic flow chart- “Which Shakespeare Play Should You See?” – to help you make up your mind. We love Shakespeare infographics at NoSweatShakespeare, and have to say that […]

Shakespeare – A Wounded Genius

Scholars, critics and other writers have been commenting on Shakespeare’s plays for four hundred years and, it seems, there is still something to say. Every generation invents Shakespeare in its own image and so the commentaries will never end. Sometimes, though, there are commentators who seem determined to ‘catch’ Shakespeare out, to jeer, and suggest […]

How Shakespeare is Helping… Rehab Patients

Art therapy has gained much popularity over the last decade. Individuals in need of counselling for various psychological ailments have been benefitting from this niche type of therapy greatly. In particular, theatre and plays have been incorporated into regular treatment programs as a means for afflicted individuals to heal. With Shakespeare being the most prominent […]

Expedia’s Global Shakespeare Explorer Celebrates #Shakespeare400

As Shakespeare enthusiasts, we’re constantly looking around for more creative ways to make Shakespeare both exciting and accessible for all. This year, as we’re celebrating 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, we’ve seen an abundance of fun tools, quizzes and interactive maps but one that we found particularly interesting was Expedia’s Global Shakespeare Explorer. This newly […]

New Shakespeare Learning App: “Shakespeare & Saddlebags”

Our friends over at GingerSnapTV have recently completed an iPad app specifically designed to introduce children aged 5-9 to Shakespeare – “Shakespeare and Saddlebags”. They’ve taken a rather unique approach, basing the app on the little-known Shakespeare fact that the Bard was very popular with the prospectors of the Californian Gold Rush. The influx of wealth to California […]