Join us for events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s work. In 2016 we're marking the 400th anniversary of his death
Maxine Peake as Hamlet
The British Council has supported the production of a film version of Sarah Frankcom’s critically acclaimed stage production of Hamlet, which enjoyed a sell-out run at the Manchester Royal Exchange in the UK in 2014. We will screen this film internationally in 2016 as part of the British Council’s Shakespeare on Film touring collection. Details of screenings will be available on this website.
Exploring English: free online course
Learning English? Love Shakespeare? Put the two together and study with people from all over the world.
Shakespeare Lives in photography
Check out the winners of the Shakespeare Lives in Photography competition.
Shakespeare Lives in science
Shakespeare Lives in Science; poisons, potions and drugs. Do Shakespearean concoctions really work?