Another copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio has been found in a manor in Scotland.
A copy of Shakespeare's First Folio of plays has been found in Scotland. While this is good news, a staggering 744 plays from Shakespearian London - at least two of them written by the Bard - remain lost.
Shakespeare’s use of dialect is a key argument used by those who stand by the traditional author. But these so-called “Warwickshire dialect” words are nothing of the sort.
Stratford-upon-Avon is beginning to resemble Disneyland.
Evidence is mounting to suggest that William Shakespeare drew at least some of his inspiration from cannabis.
A 400-year-old poem offers yet more evidence to suggest that William Shakespeare may have found at least some of his inspiration in cannabis.
Why Scotland should raise a glass to a certain Brummie Bill.
In a 2005 production of Hamlet, director Haris Pasovic portrayed Hamlet as a Muslim prince at the Ottoman court.
For whatever reason, objections don't seem to crop up when directors tinker with the setting, costumes and conceptualizations of Shakespeare's plays.
Up in flames: the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare in 2014 was a smoke-filled celebration.
South African forensics may provide clues to the 400-year-old mystery of what was smoked in pipes found in Shakespeare's garden.
Actor Joseph Marcell plays the lead role in The Globe’s production of Shakespeare’s King Lear in Malta, Valletta. Shakespeare divides opinions and his texts often terrify learners.
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Is there a place for Shakespeare in African schools, or is his time long past?
Bringing sexy back?
Obsessing about the bard's dashing good looks won't help us understand his works.
A 1964 Soviet stamp depicts William Shakespeare.
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Centuries before the internet, Shakespeare became a global phenomenon.
Don’t let those pensive eyes deceive you.
This annual day of mass salivation is more than a little depressing.
Mandarin icing next year?
As long as the history of English literature is taught in universities, the charm of the immortal poem “A Red, Red Rose” by Robert Burns will endure in China. I first came across the poem by the national…