Shakespeare400

By Richard Woolfenden | A collection of Bard-inspired links to mark #Shakespeare400.

What's in a phrase? Shakespeare probably

<i>The Bard's language was so pithy and ahead of its time that it still peppers our everyday speech</i><p>Shakespeare is celebrated as a great playwright who bequeathed us a rich gallery of characters and an unparalleled collection of dramas, written in a language which has inspired and influenced …

Language

14 and Shakespeare the Numbers Man - Numberphile

Shakespeare celebrations around the UK - in pictures

Events are held across the UK to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of the bard

Recreation

Listen to Ian McKellen Read Shakespeare's The Tempest

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Sir Ian McKellen is launching a series of apps that will allow users to listen to various …

Books

How Shakespeare Changed the Way We Speak English

William Shakespeare had a way with words that helped shape the way we now speak English.<p>The 400th anniversary of his death, on April 23, 2016 is …

William Shakespeare

Where to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary

<b>To celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, we are providing Telegraph readers with the chance to see an amazing range of shows, events and attractions, all linking back to the Bard himself. Whether you want to see RSC’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Barbican in its</b> …

William Shakespeare

BBC - Shakespeare Live! from the RSC set to be a global spectacular - Media Centre

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Shakespeare in His Time

To the famous avian descriptions of Shakespeare as "upstart crow" and "swan of Avon" should we add "superb magpie"? How far is Shakespeare’s …

To Bard, or not to Bard? Take the Quiz! #Shakespeare400

To mark 400 years since the death of beloved William Shakespeare on April 23rd, we're joining in with Books Are My Bag's Shakespeare …

The 46 finest insults William Shakespeare gave the English language

<i>Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images</i><p><b>The English language owes a great debt to William Shakespeare - inventor of over 1700 of our common words.</b><p>Among …

Shakespeare on Film screenings and events around the UK

Belfast<p><b>9 September</b><br>Theatre of Blood (1973)<br>Vincent Price plays a Shakespearian actor Edward Lionheart, who re-enacts murder scenes penned by the famous …

Shakespeare 400: What's wrong with showing the actual plays?

Some years ago, back in the Nineties, I attended a BBC launch for a season of Shakespeare. All the BBC bigwigs were there, as was the head of the …

Shakespeare Lives

A global celebration of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death<p>Image credit: Anneleen Lindsay<p>What is Shakespeare Lives?<p>In 2016, we …

Celebrating Shakespeare 400

Shakespeare at the National Theatre<p>To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, we've put together a collection exploring the playwright's …

Shakespeare 400

<b>‌'Remember me': University of Bristol Shakespeare 400 events programme</b><p>2016 marks the 400 anniversary of Shakespeare's death. To commemorate this, the …

BBC Philharmonic 2015-16 Season Shakespeare 400 - BBC Philharmonic - BBC

Shakespeare 400<p>19:30 Sat 23 Apr 2016 Main Auditorium<p>We celebrate the 400th anniversary's of Shakespeare's death.<p>We celebrate the 400th anniversary's of Shakespeare's death.<p>Show more<p>Music Played<p>Show more Tracks<p>Show less Tracks

Shakespeare 400: how London is planning to party | Features

Heartening news for those who fear that our culture is being systematically dumbed down by mindless celebrity worship and an endless diet of reality …

The Influence of William Shakespeare

Video<p>The History of the Sonnet<br>In this video, Chancellor Linda Gregerson considers the history of the sonnet leading up to Shakespeare.<p>Shakespearean …

Shakespeare’s London: Visit Shakespearean Venues

Shakespeare’s influence lives on through performances of his shows in London, at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and many other theatres in London. …

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Shakespeare in Art

Shakespeare was a master of dramatising human emotions in their myriad forms. His plays are as relevant to us today as they were over 400 years ago …

King's College London - Shakespeare400

Shakespeare400<p><b>Shakespeare400</b> is a consortium of leading cultural, creative and educational institutions in and around London, that together created a …

Shakespeare 400: what to see and where to go

Ivo van Hove’s mesmerising Kings of War, the return of Filter’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and a collection of the Bard’s death scenes are among the highlights on UK stages this year<p>To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, this year brings a plethora of celebrations of Shakespeare’s life and work, …

Shakespeare's last act: a torrent of twisted fantasies

Thinker, lover, father, King’s man … to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, great writers explore different sides of Shakespeare. Beginning a week-long series, James Shapiro reveals why his work took a dark turn with the death of Elizabeth. Illustration by Matthew Richardson<p>Most of us …

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