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British literature

Spotlight on... Robert Louis Stevenson

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes...

Culture: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1886 R.L. Stevenson had a dream which inspired his famous story The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The story tells how Henry Jekyll, a successful...

TV: Black Sails (2014-2017)

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Black Sails is an American TV series created by Starz, set in 1715, the Golden Age of Pirates. Many of the characters in the series are taken from Robert...

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,...