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An Insult For All Seasons… (Updated) Thou mangled dizzy-eyed measle!

We live in cantankerous times and the moral turpitude of our age leaves us short of effective insults. This can lead to the slovenly use of the usual profanities. Never … Continue reading

October 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Learning with the RSC | Royal Shakespeare Company

Online education resources from the RSC, that can be accessed at home or in the classroom. Whether you’re a parent looking for inspiration or a student wanting to get creative, … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Learning to speak Shakespeare like the actors do | BBC News

Between them Stacey, 14, and Maleeha, 13, speak six languages – now they both speak Shakespeare as well. That’s just as well, as the work of the 16th Century dramatist … Continue reading

May 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

An Insult For All Seasons…

We live in cantankerous times and the moral turpitude of our age leaves us short of effective insults. This can lead to the slovenly use of the usual profanities. Never … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

ShakeItUp – Mixital

‘ShakeItUp’ lets you remix the work of the Bard. Cast a scene, give it your own spin and invent new endings. Get creative with Shakespeare. ShakeItUp is part of the Shakespeare … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shakespeare Lives

Curated by the BBC and the British Council, Shakespeare Lives marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in partnership with some of the UK’s leading arts organisations. … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why was Shakespeare so special? | BBC iWonder

Michael Rosen looks at the work of William Shakespeare, his fellow playwrights and why his plays in particular have stood the test of time. See the full presentation here: Why was … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Where did Shakespeare go on tour? | BBC iWonder

An interactive map following where Shakespeare and his acting troupe – The King’s Men – went on tour in England. View it here on the BBC website: Where did Shakespeare … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

William Shakespeare: Anniversary project set for global stage | BBC News

The 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare next year will be marked by a major global cultural and educational project in 140 countries. Read more on the BBC … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

More Shakespeare Quotes from Cambridge University Press

A free, themed classroom poster each month from Cambridge University Press. Pin and print for use in your classroom! Classroom Posters on Pinterest | Cambridge University Press

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shakespeare Quotes Poster from Cambridge University Press

A free, themed classroom poster each month from Cambridge University Press. Pin and print for use in your classroom! Classroom Posters on Pinterest | Cambridge University Press

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shakespeare’s Globe – A Theatrical Laboratory | BBC News

You might not associate academic analysis with raucous outdoor performances or atmospheric indoor shows under candlelight. But Shakespeare’s Globe on London’s Bankside is a kind of living laboratory, with its … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

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