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Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Margaret is the closest the playwright gets to a full-on warrior queen. The actual Margaret of Anjou was a French royal whose marriage...

Newly discovered documents about Shakespeare's father have thrown light on the playwright's early life and how his political views were formed. In total, 21 documents...

An online guide that aims to help students “get to grips with Shakespeare” is being launched, dubbed the most comprehensive online resource dedicated to...

Remains of Shakespearean playhouse the Theatre are to go on display to members of the public for the first time, as part of an...

Emilia Bassano Lanier was one hell of a woman. Born in 1569, she was one of the first Englishwomen to publish an original collection...

David Carl and Michole Biancosino’s Trump Lear manages to be both a fair rendering of an abridged production of Shakespeare’s Lear and an astute...

Patrick Stewart, one of Britain’s great classical actors, vividly remembers panicking at the prospect of appearing in a Shakespeare production five years ago. Why?...

This month, Shakespeare Schools Foundation was gifted a Praemium Imperiale grant to boost its work with marginalised groups. Nick Smurthwaite looks at how it...

An exam board is being fined £175,000 after incorrectly wording a question about Romeo and Juliet in its GCSE English paper. OCR has been handed...
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