Shakespeare was born over 450 years ago in 1564. In this section of the blog we’ve pulled together all of our blog posts that relate to the historic period that Shakespeare lived in, and posts that put Shakespeare and his works in their historical context…

Father & daughter - Capulet and Juliet
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Shakeseare For Father's Day

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Shakespeare was just nineteen years old when he first became…
William Shakespeare & Robert Johnson - The Musical Collaboration 4

What Exactly Is Early Modern English?

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When we talk in English or write anything in English we do not…
William Shakespeare & Robert Johnson - The Musical Collaboration 6
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Thomas Bowdler: Bowdlerizing Shakespeare

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Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) was an old school English Georgian…