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William Shakespeare

Cinema: Shakespeare in love

26/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare in Love is the title of a 1998 film which tells of an imaginary love affair between the writer and an actress. But what about the real Shakespeare,...

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...