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One Night of Shakespeare

The One Night of Shakespeare Schools Festival 2005 is over.

The BBC's biggest ever off-air drama event, One Night of Shakespeare took place on July 3, 2005 and saw 100 theatres across Britain play host to 400 hugely successful productions of Shakespeare, featuring over 10,000 students.

Working together in the months leading up to the event, the BBC and the Shakespeare Schools Festival* gave support and training to the thousands of young actors - and their teachers.

  • Photogallery - view pictures of the performances »
  • Celebrity interviews - the stars on Shakespeare »
  • Video clips - students and teachers talk »
  • Find out more about One Night of Shakespeare »
  • Shakesperean insults - improve your rude word power! »

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  • 60 SECOND SHAKESPEARE

    60 Second Shakespeare Calling teachers and their students!
    Is your school ready for the sixty second film challenge?

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    TV Dramas Coming Up

    BBC Drama will be bringing some of Britain's leading television writers' modern interpretations of Shakespeare to the small screen.

    Find out which plays will enjoy a modern re-telling on BBC ONE and which actors are lined up to star in them.

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