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British literature

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... Charles Dickens

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
“There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.” Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens   Charles Dickens is one of Britain’s...

History: School

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1840 almost 2 million people lived in London, but there was no compulsory schooling and so very few children received an education. This high level...