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Friday, December 04, 2020

William Shakespeare


Maggie O’Farrell wins Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 for Hamnet

September 10, 2020 1:08 pm

Considered one of the most coveted literary prizes in the UK, the award was judged by writer Scarlett Curtis, author Paula Hawkins, author and comedian Viv Groskop and co-founder of the Black British Business Awards, Melanie Eusebe

William Shakespeare was bisexual, suggests new research

August 25, 2020 4:04 pm

A set of fresh evidence which is about to be published in a book later has stated that during his 34-year long marriage to Anne Hathaway, the poet is believed to have had relationships with both men and women

Archaeologists unearth remains of what is believed to be London’s oldest theatre

June 12, 2020 11:38 am

The Red Lion is said to have been set up in 1567 by John Brayne ⁠— who is also known to have built The Theatre, which once staged the plays of William Shakespeare in the 1590s.

Dance of Life

December 02, 2018 12:27 am

Shakespeare’s King Lear gets a Kathakali adaptation

When the Past takes Centre Stage

July 09, 2017 12:39 am

Abhinet, the oldest theatre group of Chandigarh, is back with a festival of plays

All Sorts of People: From William Shakespeare to Agatha Christie, Saksham Shukla's versatile theatre performances

June 28, 2017 12:16 am

Actor Saksham Shukla on bringing alive good, bad and ugly characters on stage by exploring versatile genres ranging from Agatha Christie's Appointment with Death to William Shakespeare's Hamlet, history and mythology at Delhi's Shri Ram Centre.

EYE Shakespeare Special: 400 years of the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon

July 23, 2016 2:26 pm

Theatre legends Ratan Thiyam, MK Raina and Roysten Abel speak of the debt they owe to William Shakespeare.

The Shakespeare Oracle: Using tarot to teach the bard’s works

April 24, 2016 4:28 pm

Payal Padmanabhan has a unique methodology of teaching Shakespearean plays in classrooms by means of tarot cards. She uses a themed deck called “The Shakespeare Oracle" to approach and analyze the texts of Shakespeare.

Google doodle celebrates the work of British bard William Shakespeare

April 23, 2016 11:37 am

Famously known as the 'Bard of Avon', William Shakespeare was a renowned poet, playwright and and an actor

Remembering the bard: Four-day NFAI fest begins in Pune, to screen films adapted from Shakespearean plays

April 22, 2016 11:39 am

The festival is being organised by National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in collaboration with English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS) on the occasion of the 400th death anniversary of the Bard.


The best of Shakespearean insults

April 23, 2018 12:03 pm

English literature's greatest son, William Shakepeare, is credited with play of words that has taught, inspired and delighted people across generations. While we admire his language, let us not forget the bard's wit in throwing the most amusing and hard-hitting of insults.