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The third and final workshop with our German and Swedish students as part of CultureShake, which has been awarded the European Year of Cultural Heritage Label

Lisa Peter

Gastrell on Trial – Victim or Villain?

Shakespeare's family homes

The infamous Reverend Gastrell returned to New Place this summer to defend his legacy, begging the question: was he the villain who destroyed New Place or a victim of history?

Vivienne Bayliss
New Place

Playbills for King Lear: 1752-1827

Shakespeare & his works

Alex Thom begins to shed light on how Shakespeare's King Lear has been viewed over the centuries, thanks to research undertaken in our collection.

Alexander Thom
King Lear