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How to Teach Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

How to Teach Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. BBC Animated Tales Romeo and Juliet. I love this soft Botticelli style which makes the connections with Tudor theatre being our renaissance art revolution. Watch the video here.

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How Shakespeare Influences The Way We Speak Now

How Shakespeare influences the way we speak now Hephzibah Anderson Even if you’ve never seen a Shakespeare play, you’ll have used one of his words or phrases. Hephzibah Anderson explains his genius – and enduring influence. If you missed Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name…

Ever wondered how Shakespeare’s words would have sounded in the accent of the time? I was once told that it would have sounded more like American english, so I was certainly curious when I saw this video. A clever professor … Continue reading

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Shakespeare ‘a cultural icon’ abroad

Shakespeare a cultural icon abroad

William Shakespeare is the UK’s greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth. Five thousand young adults in India, Brazil, Germany, China and the USA were asked to … Continue reading

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How teach Shakespeare: Best A Midsummer Night’s Dream Videos for Schools

Shakespeare wrote plays to be listened to and be watched live. He had his audience of up to 2,000 people between one and at most twenty metres away. I don’t think the plays can be truly understood or enjoyed being … Continue reading

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How to teach Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Best ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Book Version for Primary Schools I think this Orchard adapted story by Andrew Mathews and Tony Ross book is great for Primary schools to get familiar with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Click here for more … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Certificate of Performance

If you have completed a Shakespeare in a Suitcase Tale, congratulations on putting on your play. We hope you had fun and enjoyed the magical story that was told. Click here to get the bigger image

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BBC Education The life of Shakespeare

“There is only one way to experience Shakespeare’s plays and that is live, you have to feel them as an audience or as a performer. This is the best way to understand them. We provide these resources ideas as possible … Continue reading

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What Was Shakespeare’s Theatre Like?

“There is only one way to experience Shakespeare’s plays and that is live, you have to feel them as an audience or as a performer. This is the best way to understand them. We provide these resources ideas as possible … Continue reading

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How to teach Macbeth. Create a Shakespeare play in a day.

This is a great cartoon version from the BBC Animated Tales with the wonderful Brian Cox and Zoe Wanamaker in the leads. Watch this video on Youtube We recommend this picture book versions of Macbeth by Andrew Mathews illustrated by … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Characters Colour in Pictures

28. Splats Entertainment Shakespeare Resource Shakespeare Picture to Colour

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New RSC Season Announced

Royal Shakespeare Company Announced the new season. See the complete list here

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Chance to see RSC productions in cinema

Here is the chance to see RSC productions in cinema. Follow this link

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Shakespeare Globes: A reconstruction of the venue that the original plays were created and performed.

shakespeares globe

Shakespeare Globes: A reconstruction of the venue that the original plays were created and performed. Visit: http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/

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How to teach Shakespeare: Hamlet

How to teach Shakespeare Hamlet

This is a good in depth exploration of the play. Read the article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09jqtfs

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How to teach Macbeth. Create a Shakespeare Play in a Day.

Macbeth picture book by Andrew Mathews illustrated by Tony Ross

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] ‘How to teach Macbeth. Create a Shakespeare play in a day.’ [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Watch this video on Youtube ‘This is a great cartoon version from the BBC Animated Tales with the wonderful Brian Cox and Zoe Wanamaker in the leads.'[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] … Continue reading

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Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

A trial excavation of The Curtain a few years ago. Photo by MOLA. Archaeologist will draw back the curtain on the remains of Shakespeare’s early play house where Romeo and Juliet were first performed. Read the article here. http://londonist.com/2016/03/shakespeare-events

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Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare Will Goes on Display

Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare Will Goes on Display

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This one is for the Shakespeare fanatic but still fascinating. It looks at the legal documents signed by the Bard. Read the article here http://londonist.com/2016/02/by-me-william-shakespeare-exhibition-review?[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”blog-sidebar”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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How did Shakespeare speak?

How did Shakespeare speak

This is an awesome clip with Michael Rosen on how Shakespeare’s work sounded at the time of being written. It is great as loads of the rhymes make sense and take Shakespeare away from the ‘posh’ accent that sometimes put … Continue reading

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The Shakespeare Algorithm

Shakespeare in schools Algorithm

The Shakespeare Algorithm Here is an interesting article from The New Yorker by Alastair Gee. The original article is here. In 1727, a writer and editor named Lewis Theobald was preparing to unveil “Double Falsehood,” a tragicomedy that he said … Continue reading

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What Shakespeare can teach us about The Magna Carta and Historical drama

King John Magna Carta

Driving home with my family from a theme park I suddenly swerved and shouted ‘Runnymede.’ I regained control of the car. My family asked perplexed what was up. ‘This is Runnymede, where the Magna Carta was signed’ I yelped. ‘The … Continue reading

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Peter Brooks A Midsummer’s Night Dream

Have a listen to this amazing talk with Peter Brook about his groundbreaking production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. What it helps us understand is how the view of Shakespeare’s play as historically fixed entities has opened up, that we … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Mask

Tudor History Shakespeare
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