“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.”

As You Like It, Act II, Sc. VII

 

 

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William Shakespeare: the facts

Born 23rd April 1564

Where? Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Who was on the throne? Elizabeth I

Why is he famous? As one of the greatest writers and  
   playwrights of all time!

How long ago did he live? Over 450 years ago

Died On or around 23rd April 1616 - his 52nd birthday

PLAYS

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if you like witches, madness, fighting
and murder

if you like fairies, magic, love mix-ups and funny characters

if you like Romans, history, murder and treachery

if you like love stories, drama, families at war, and sad endings

CHARACTER QUIZ

I am queen of the forest and the fairies. My husband plays a trick on me with a love potion, and I fall in love with a silly mortal with a donkey's head.

I am a girl who has fallen madly in love with someone I shouldn't have. My family and his family are enemies. We plan to run away and marry.

I am the power-hungry brother of the king. I will have his crown –ᅠno matter who I need to kill to get it.

I am a king who decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters. It was the worst decision I ever made!

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Shakespeare for School

A first introduction to Shakespeare and his works

Cover for The Comedy, History and Tragedy of William Shakespeare

GETTING ENGAGED - THE GLOBE THEATRE WAY

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