Shakespeare Lives

What is Shakespeare Lives?

Shakespeare Lives is a global programme of events and activities celebrating the world's most popular playwright's work on the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016.

The programme will include a host of events, including innovative theatre and dance performances, film screenings, globally sourced art exhibitions, and educational resources for English language learners.

Play Your Part

Starting from Twelfth Night (5 January 2016), we invite you to share your favourite Shakespeare - your favourite line, to a quote, to a word, to a specific production - using the hashtag #PlayYourPart. Learn more.