William Shakespeare


What the sonnets tell us about Shakespeare

October 1, 2020 8:32 am

All the Sonnets of Shakespeare edited by Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells reviewed


A leaf from Verdi’s book

September 9, 2020 3:20 pm

Can radicchio take root in the Pacific Northwest?


Young Hamlet

July 13, 2020 11:50 am

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell reviewed


Shakespeare knew a thing or two about self-isolation

March 26, 2020 5:04 pm

It is likely that Shakespeare wrote while self-isolating, which is exactly what I am doing


Riotous performances

March 6, 2020 1:15 pm

Shakespeare in a Divided America by James Shapiro reviewed

British broadcaster resigns over ‘racist’ Shakespeare quote

January 30, 2020 5:40 am

Do Alastair Stewart’s bosses really believe that he hates black people because he cited Measure for Measure?

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Was Shakespeare a woman?

May 13, 2019 1:48 pm

Of course he was

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The Bard and Bollywood

May 7, 2019 3:24 pm

Much ado about Shakespeare in Indian cinema

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How much did Churchill owe to Shakespeare?

December 14, 2018 12:42 pm

An exhibition in Washington explores the Bard’s influence on the British Prime Minister