Margaret Atwood recasts The Tempest inside a prison

Margaret Atwood on her contribution to the Hogarth Shakespeare project

Frye saw Antony and Cleopatra’s air ‘thick with information’

Making it Shakespeare’s perfect play for the 21st century

The book that gave us Shakespeare as we know him

Emma Smith’s close reading of Shakespeare’s first folio reveals a trove of information

By the numbers: anniversaries that stand out in 2016

Shakespeare. Trench warfare. Cloning. Here are 2016’s biggest anniversaries.

Was King Richard III a hunchback?

Shakespeare’s king was an hunchback, complete with withered arm and a limp. Scientists separate truth from fiction.

Shakespeare is owed an apology

Colby Cosh on why Shakespeare’s critics will never be satisfied

Henry IV explains the prime minister

Paul Wells on the virtues of being ‘seldom seen’

What I think of Gilmour’s serious-white-guys-only policy

Prof. Pettigrew on the limits of ‘teach what you love’

Stratford Festival's celebrity power

Stratford Festival’s celebrity power

Can Stephen Lewis, Colin Mochrie and Tommy guitar school reboot the indebted festival?

Much ado about Shakespeare

A new study reveals a dark, tax-evading, profit-hungry side of the playwright

University isn’t the real world?

This English professor begs to differ

Why we still care about Richard III

Josephine Tey’s 1951 detective novel ignited a fascination for the ‘poisonous bunch-back’d toad’