The critically acclaimed and sold-out production, recorded live at Shakespeare's Globe.
Actor John Kani took the risky decision to play Othello in apartheid South Africa
Eavesdropping on actors and director as they prepare to stage the York Mystery Plays.
Shakespeare's plays appeal to Brazilians for their mix of sex, politics and intrigue
A fresh look at Shakespeare's Othello through the prism of the rehearsal room.
When Will's savings go missing, he is forced to make an unusual bargain with his rival.
The plague leads Will and his friends to escape to the family home in Stratford.
Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies.
Will has completed his final sonnet and senses literary immortality just around the corner
Will hopes to move up in the world when he is invited to Lord Southampton's party.
Will's controversial new play is about to be presented to the queen when it goes missing.
Writer Nadia Davids explores what Shakespeare means in pre and post apartheid South Africa
Will struggles to find inspiration for Romeo and has to deal with an angry actor.
Front Row’s celebration of Shakespeare’s characters
Live from Stratford-upon-Avon for a whole weekend celebrating 400 years of the Bard.
Have a go at the quiz from BBCiWonder.
When the Bard died, he left his wife only one item. Was this a snub or an act of love?
One of the most sought-after books in the world.
Find out with this BBC iWonder guide.
Go to the Shakespeare pages on OpenLearn, the OU’s home of free learning to delve deeper.
Watch as Shakespeare fails to impress at school!
BBC iWonder finds out
A world class cast tell Shakespeare's bloody history of the English throne.
Play quizzes, send in your performance, watch clips and find out Shakespeare facts!
Take our test and see if you can beat the Bard.
Children's author Michael Rosen investigates in this BBC iWonder guide.
Fairies, Magic, Celebration! Everything you need for your special performance.
Explore this timeline from BBC iWonder.
A stellar cast celebrate Shakespeare. Hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate.
Something wicked this way comes…catch up with our live celebration of William Shakespeare
This iWonder guide discovers more...
A CBeebies collection including Magic Hands, Rastamouse and A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The Hollow Crown star Benedict Cumberbatch on why the Bard is still important today.
Michael Morpurgo pays tribute to the Foxes by writing a new tale, Fox and the Ghost king.
David Mitchell stars as Shakespeare in Ben Elton's new comedy, on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer
The bloody and unstoppable rise of Richard to the throne.
In his quest for the crown, Richard plans the murder of his brother George.
Nick Higham of BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight examines the history of this famous play
BBC iWonder investigates.
Comedian and broadcaster Al Murray investigates for BBC iWonder
A portrait of a man unraveling; pitted against his daughters, nature and the universe.
Radio 4's Today found out about new research on Will's will as it goes on display
Listen in on actors and directors bringing a new production of Othello from page to stage
On the eve of the Olympics, how Shakespeare resonates with and enthralls audiences in Rio
From Tchaikovsky to Duke Ellington the Proms celebrate Shakespeare
The Merchant of Venice from the city’s Jewish Ghetto and an appeal on behalf of Shylock.
Create animations and GIFs to cheer on Team GB with Shakespeare's inspiring words.
How Shakespeare resonates in the lives of five luminaries from around the globe.
Lesson plans and worksheets to use with the Shakespeare Speaks videos
Explore fascinating, surprising and sometimes bizarre stories of Shakespeare near you.
It's Shakespeare, just as you like it.
Philomena Cunk leaves no stone unturned as she gets to the bottom of the Bard.
Bold new drama from Radio 3 inspired by Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
Adapted for television by Russell T Davies with an all-star cast.
Can you guess which words were invented by the bard?
What lies beneath?
Are there only seven possible story plots?
A very special Live Lesson tailored for a Key Stage 2/2nd Level audience.
Collection of plays annotated by King Charles I while awaiting execution go on display.
What should the bard's words really sound like?
Play the CBBC quiz.
Why is much of Shakespeare's life still a mystery?
A team of archaeologists has carried out a hi-tech scan of the grave Shakespeare's grave.
Dame Judi Dench spoke to Midlands Today about her love of Shakespeare.
Learner's guides to the life and works of William Shakespeare.
Forget Laurence Olivier or Judi Dench - here's how Shakespeare himself would have spoken
Ahead of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, we take your calls on the Bard
Shakespeare's tragedy performed as a rap