What Did Shakespeare Look Like?
Howard Loxton looks at two forthcoming exhibitions of portraits of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Goes to Paris - How the Bard
J D Atkinson reviews the book by John Pemble.
Green Shakespeare: From Ecopolitics to Ecocriticism
J D Atkinson reviews the book by Gabriel Egan, part of the Accents
on Shakespeare series.
Will and Me
Philip Fisher reviews Dominic Dromgoole's book about his lifelong love
The Warbling Wives of Windsor
Inspired by the RSC's planned production of Merry Wives the Musical,
J.D. Atkinson looks at the Wives' operatic history.
The Shakespeare Schools Festival
A look at this exciting and groundbreaking event.
Shakespeare Drowns in Venice
J.D. Atkinson looks at Michael Radford's film of The Merchant of
Venice, starring Al Pacino.
Test Your Shakespearean Knowledge
J.D. Atkinson sets a very testing test!
J.D. Atkinson looks at the performance history of Romeo and Juliet.
Shakespeare Quartos Online
The British Library has launched a new website which has all of the
Quartos of Shakespeare's plays (93 versions of 21 plays) in high-quality
Who Wrote Shakespeare?
Why we should believe that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare, and not the
Earl of Oxford, Christopher Marlowe - or anyone else!
The RSC Performance Database
We take a look at a fantastic research resource from the Royal Shakespeare
If we don't equate Shakespeare with excitement, then I don't hold out
much hope for his survival as a playwright, except as an item for academic
study, a museum piece.
Shakespeare for the 21st century (or The Bard
is Really Cool)
Philip Fisher replies!
Sponsoring the YSP
Why is the British Theatre Guide sponsoring the York Shakespeare project?
How could we not?
The Way Ahead for Boyd and the RSC
No one knows better than Michael Boyd what problems he's going to have
to face to get the Royal Shakespeare Company functioning as it should.
We take a look at them.
The New Improved Shakespeare
Shakespeare: Management Guru
Tinkering with Shakespeare, including some reviews of New York productions,
by Catherine Lamm
Jason Cattrell, director of the New Route Theatre Company, takes a slightly
off-the-wall look at the Bard.
For Goodness' Sake, Let's Muck About with
Why we need to keep updating Shakespeare
The Problem of Shylock
Anti-Semitism in Merchant: a new interpretation of the play
Music for Romeo and Juliet
A jazz suite written for the People's Theatre, Newcastle
A review of the RSC production
Shakespeare - Man of the Millennium
Some thoughts about the Bard on his having been voted Man of the Millennium
by Radio 4 listeners
Happy Birthday, Will!
Some meditations on Shakespeare and his birthday
Shakespeare for Dummies
A review of a new book by John Doyle and Ray Lischner
Making Shakespeare Accessible
How people are trying to make Shakespeare more accessible - and thoughts
on whether or not we should actually do it
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A review of the RSC's production
Shakespeare 4 Kidz
A look at the work of this company which brings Shakespeare to primary
DisSATisfaction with Shakespeare in Schools
How the pressures of examinations are killing the teaching of Shakespeare
The Shakespeare Experience
How the English Shakespeare Company is bringing Shakespeare to schools
Macbeth on the Estate
A review of BBC2's production