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William Shakespeare


The Tragedy Of Macbeth new teaser: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand’s Shakespeare adaptation looks visually sumptuous

November 26, 2021 9:57 am

The Tragedy Of Macbeth promises a visceral, visually sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation. The film has already impressed critics. On review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes, it has scored 98 per cent.

Shakespeare company opens garden theatre by River Avon

July 15, 2021 1:14 pm

The Comedy of Errors had been due to begin performances in April 2020, but the RSC, like theatres across Britain and elsewhere, had to close its doors to live audiences due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

'Comedy of errors': Argentinian news anchor confuses Shakespeares while reporting UK patient's death

June 01, 2021 10:48 am

The TV presenter confused William 'Bill' Shakespeare, the first British man to get the coronavirus vaccine, with "one of the most important writers in the English language".

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 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.