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.
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.
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.
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.