Spotlight on... Romeo and Juliet

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
“O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare   Shakespeare’s tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet...

Culture: The importance of Shakespeare today

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets and he is still the most studied and performed writer ever. In fact he is more popular today than he has been...

History: Shakespeare’s theatre

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare’s career probably started as an actor in a theatrical company called The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. There, he worked with another young actor,...

Cinema: Macbeth (2015)

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
There have been so many cinema versions of his works that sometimes it’s difficult to remember that Shakespeare didn’t actually write films, he wrote...

Spotlight on... The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

08/03/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. ” The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum   The famous children’s...

Culture: Children’s fantasy stories

08/03/2018 by Victoria Heward
Nowadays, when we think of fantasy we probably think of blockbuster film sagas full of elves, wizards and incredible special effects. Bookshops and cinemas...