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School children helping out at Mary Arden's FarmFrom the collections
  • Into the 18th Century: Shakespeare in Performance

    Fri 6 May 2016

    Once Shakespeare’s works had been preserved and made available performers, writers and directors were free to interpret them however they wanted, it is surprising how quickly this happened! There are many who would think very carefully…

  • Dimitrios Vikelas and his Tragodiai Saikspeirou (1876)

    Fri 29 Apr 2016

    This blog post was written by Georgios Doukas, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Library volunteer. The translation of Shakespeare in Greek by Dimitrios Vikelas in the nineteenth century, at a time when the English playwright was translated in countries…

  • Doing Shakespeare While Black?

    Wed 27 Apr 2016

    Doing Shakespeare While Black? By Alexa Huang Race is an uncomfortable but important topic in our age of globalization. In the art and entertainment industry, race is both visible and invisible in various forms of embodiment. After all, actors…
  • Stratford-upon-Avon 1616

    Mon 18 Apr 2016

    You might like to listen to Paul Edmondson’s lecture on Startford-upon-Avon 1616 Paul Edmondson’s lecture starts with Shakespeare’s funeral and the funeral monuments in Holy Trinity Church.  He thinks about Shakespeare’s…