Leading scholars, insights from actors and directors and new research into the Bard.
Warwickshire words in the Bard's verse + the real Cleopatra. And playwright Ella Hickson.
Jo Nesbø and Mark Ravenhill on the Scottish Play; Chinua Achebe's novel about leadership.
Islam Issa on arguments about Shakespeare in 1916 Egypt to Arabic pop in the 21st century.
Anne McElvoy hears from cartoonists and curators about creating memorable images.
Sam West, Carol Rutter and Michael Dobson join Matthew Sweet to discuss The Winter's Tale.
Edith Hall, Nandini Das and Beatrice Groves on the books that inspired Shakespeare.
Matthew Sweet looks at Macbeth on film and talks to Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro.
Philip Dodd is in extended conversation with actor Antony Sher.
Philip Dodd asks what we understand Shakespeare to mean around the world.
Preti Taneja considers female casting of King Lear.
Preti Taneja explores the politics of language and its impact on Indian literature.
Simon Russell Beale talks about playing King Lear; an appraisal of Derek Jarman's career.
Actress and director Dame Janet Suzman is in extended conversation with Philip Dodd.
Philip Dodd presents a Landmark edition devoted to Shakespeare's The Tempest.