An incredible collection of actors, authors, writers and more celebrating the Bard
The historian takes us on his journey of fascination with all things Shakespearean.
Can you guess Simon Schama's favourite Shakespearean role?
The historian has a brief turn at cabaret to help us brush up our Shakespeare
How Henry V's opening line hooked a nine-year-old Simon Schama.
How religious changes influenced a young William.
Jeanette Winterson on theatre in Shakespeare's age
Jeanette Winterson explains why women get all the best lines in Shakespeare's plays.
The Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company discusses Shakespeare’s legacy.
Gregory Doran's issues with Shakespeare's famous play.
RSC artistic director Gregory Doran on how changing words can be compunctious
RSC artistic director Gregory Doran's view on the conspiracy theories.
Why international actors shouldn't put on an English accent when in the bard's plays.
Her latest book sets Othello in space. Find out why she used to think Shakespeare 'sucked'
The author’s advice on handling people who tell you ‘you can’t’.
Jonathan Bate examines how great actors have interpreted Shakespeare's ageing king.
Jonathan Bate debunks the conspiracy theories behind.
Bard expert Jonathan Bate explains why the magical world appears in Shakespeare's plays.
The poet remembers her last year as a schoolgirl at a convent boarding school.
The poets introduce and read the original sonnets and their own newly commissioned work.
A poem about the A poem about romantic dreams of adolescence.
The poet's sonnet celebrating her aspirational mother's obsession with department stores.
The poet's sonnet about dealing with grief
The writer and lecturer discusses Shakespeare's sonnets.
Discover the two big names that helped push the actors in their careers