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William Hogarth: Satirising 'All is True'


Gemma Sykes takes a look at how artist William Hogarth used the 1727 production of William Shakespeare and John Fletcher's play 'All is True', or 'Henry VIII', to comment on eighteenth century British politics.

Gemma Sykes
In the Vault

"There's Husbandry in Heaven"


What is husbandry, and what does it mean in Shakespeare's plays? Intern Elena Porter refers back to Thomas Tusser's "Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry" to expound upon the subject.

Elena Porter
In the Vault

New Catalogue for 2016


A new online catalogue for the collections of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust launched in April 2016, enabling a more concise and navigable way to browse the content in our collections.

Jennifer Reid
Behind the Scenes