Shakespeare

Shakespeare

William Shakespeare ( 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616 ) was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, three long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. They also continue to be studied and reinterpreted.

Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna and twins Hamnet and Judith. Sometime between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part-owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men.

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  • Twelfth Night (2018)

    Twelfth Night by W. Shakespeare, from Royal Shakespeare Company, performed at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 2018. Directed by Christopher Luscombe, starring Kara Tointon, Adrian Edmondson, Dinita Gohil, Michael Cochrane, Nicholas Bishop, Vivien Parry, Giles Taylor, John Hodg...

  • Romeo and Juliet (2019)

    Romeo and Juliet by W.Shakespeare, from Royal Shakespeare Company, performed at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 2019. Directed by Erica Whyman, starring Bally Gill, Karen Fishwick, Ishia Bennison, Charlotte Josephine, Raphael Sowole. Performed in English and Subtitled in English.

  • Macbeth (2018)

    Macbeth by W.Shakespeare, from Royal Shakespeare Company, performed at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 2018. Directed by Polly Findlay, starring Christopher Eccleston, Niamh Cusack, Edward Bennett, David Acton, Luke Newbury.Performed in English and Subtitled in English.

  • Julius Caesar (2016)

    Julius Caesar by W. Shakespeare, from Donmar Warehouse, performed at The Donmar at King's Cross, London, 2016. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, conductor Shiloh Coke, starring Harriet Walter, Jade Anouka, Clare Dunne, Karen Dunbar, Sheila Atim, Martina Laird, Jennifer Joseph, Jackie Clune, Leah Harvey...

  • Henry IV (2016)

    Henry IV by W.Shakespeare, from Donmar Warehouse, performed at The Donmar at King's Cross, London, 2016. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, conductor Shiloh Coke, starring Harriet Walter, Jade Anouka, Clare Dunne, Karen Dunbar, Sheila Atim, Martina Laird, Jennifer Joseph, Jackie Clune, Leah Harvey, Soph...