SHAKESPEARE 400


OUR PICK OF WHAT TO SEE

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This year marks 400 years since the death of the most important playwright in the world. To celebrate, theatre companies and cultural hubs up and down the country are staging shows and events throughout the year. This Shakespeare 400 page brings together WhatsOnStage's Bard-related articles, top picks, listings and more, so you can easily plan the year ahead.
Shakespeare 400

Shakespeare 400: calendar of events

The Shakespeare 400 celebrations continue throughout the year. Here's a handy guide of the best shows and events

Brian Blessed - Shakespeare belongs to the planet

The actor gives his opinion on the Bard and what he's excited about in the coming year.

The Big Fat Shakespeare Quiz

How much do you know about the world's most famous playwright?