Ten plays are re-imagined by leading children’s writers and read by famous voices. Writers include Frank Cottrell Boyce, Pamela Butchart and Jamila Gavin; readers include Simon Callow, Shirley Henderson and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Suitable for teaching pupils aged 9-11.
Actor Eleanor Matsuura examines whether Shakespeare's female characters meant he spoke up for women in an age when women were not considered equals in this BBC iWonder guide. Suitable for teaching students aged 11-16.
In this BBC iWonder guide, Professor Diane Purkiss from the University of Oxford explores how some of the most popular movie franchises owe a huge debt to literary giants from history, in particular Shakespeare. Suitable for teaching students aged 14-16.
Find out what celebrities, including Lindsey Russell, Russell T Davies, Maxine Peake and Imtiaz Dharker, would ask William Shakespeare if they had the opportunity in this set of films suitable for teaching students aged 11-16.
Explore our comprehensive playlist on the BBC Teach YouTube channel, which features all our secondary Shakespeare clips suitable for teaching students aged 11-16. This link takes you to the BBC Teach external YouTube page.
A collection of Bitesize study guides and class clips for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Much Ado about Nothing, Othello, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew and The Tempest and Twelfth Night.
A BBC Live Lesson that delves into Shakespeare's texts; examining the techniques used by him to convey his vision and by actors and directors to interpret the plays. Suitable for teaching students aged 11-14. This link takes you to the BBC Teach external YouTube page.