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Shakespeare and His Stuff

<b>A Letter to Shakespeare</b><p>This is the only known surviving letter written to Shakespeare. It was discovered in 1793 amongst the many papers of the …

Things to know about Shakespeare, 400 years after his death

LONDON (AP) — Theater-lovers in Britain and around the world are marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. A few things to know about the famous playwright:<p>MANY HAPPY RETURNS<p>He may have died on his birthday. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 in his home town of …

Royalty, Obama & fans mark 400 years since Shakespeare died

LONDON (AP) — If all the world's a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect.<p>The playwright died 400 years ago Saturday, but remains the world's most famous writer, living on through endlessly reinterpreted plays and globally known characters, including the tormented prince Hamlet and the …

Snacking In Shakespeare's Time: What Theatregoers Ate At The Bard's Plays

<i>Editor's note: This week, to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, we will be running a series of stories examining the links between food and the Bard.</i><p>"Life ... consists of eating and drinking," quips <i>Twelfth Night</i>'s over-indulging Sir Andrew Aguecheek. It seems that …

How Shakespeare Lives Now

Shakespeare’s death on April 23, 1616, went largely unremarked by all but a few of his immediate contemporaries. There was no global shudder when his …

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

A global approval rating Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton can only envy.<p>Four hundred years after William Shakespeare departed this earth, and notwithstanding efforts by the politically correct to banish him from university curricula, this Dead White Englishman remains a global figure of astonishing …

Richard III

Watch: Shakespeare's Life in 1 Minute

With his unforgettable couplets, quips and coined phrases, William Shakespeare is one of the most quoted and referenced writers of all time. Nearly …

Ian McKellen launches app to make Shakespeare easier to understand

Upstart Crow: Ben Elton's Shakespeare sitcom was not too Bard - review

The Elizabethan clown Richard Tarlton was said to be so intensely funny that just a glimpse of his face could reduce audiences to helpless laughter. To judge by the uproarious gales of studio-recorded amusement on the soundtrack, something similar was going on with Ben Elton’s new Shakespeare …

400 years of William Shakespeare

BBC - Shakespeare Lives - New Shakespeare Songbook

BBC Taster - ShakespeareMe

<b>What is ShakspeareMe?</b><p>Shakespeare’s stories are all about emotion, but quotes from his works don’t always immediately feel relevant to our lives today. BBC Learning therefore wanted to find a way for people to apply his clever words to their own emotions, enabling them to connect with them in a new …

Shakespeare fought scandal of children stolen for the stage

GETTYChildren were being kidnapped on their way to school and made to dress as girls in exclusive plays<p>Children as young as 11 were being kidnapped …

Dig at Early Shakespearian Theater Reveals a Surprise

(Newser) – The Bard was truly ahead of his time—and not only because of his way with words. Archaeologists digging at one of London's oldest …

Foundations of early Shakespeare theater uncovered

Foundations of the Curtain Theater, where Shakespeare performed early in his stage career, were uncovered by developers in Shoreditch, London. And …

Shakespeare vertaler Jan Jonk

Pictures of the Week 2.11.16

Chinese New Year

Shakespeare in Love | 'Bonus Feature' (HD) - Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow | MIRAMAX

Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor

Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Akala at TEDxAldeburgh

10 Curious Facts About Shakespeare

Shakespeare vs Milton: The Kings of English Literature Debate

Shakespeare: Original pronunciation (The Open University)

Shakespeare's Mother The Secret Life of a Tudor Woman BBC Documentary 2015

Insults by Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Playwright | Mini Bio | BIO

Did Shakespeare write his plays? - Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams

Top 5 Facts about Shakespeare

Shakespeare is everywhere | Christopher Gaze | TEDxVancouver