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Re-Imagining Shakespeare for the 21st Century

1.) What do we think of past re-imaginings of Shakespeare, intended to make them more accessible to a modern audience and in particular mod…

Started by Christopher Wilton

5 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by Jaume

Alternate punctuation in Shaky's most famous quote

To be, or not to be: that is the question: AFAIK, that's the correct punctuation in modern editions of Hamlet. Someone (I think it was Or…

Started by Jaume

6 Aug 20, 2009
Reply by Lynne Williamson

What did Shakespeare think of religion?

It is notoriously difficult to tease out Shakespeare's views from his work, so a better question might be, How do Shakespeare's works depic…

Started by D'Holbach

10 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by A Former Member

Villains in mainstream culture

Ask this question around you, "Who is your favorite fictional villain?", and the reply will likely be "Hannibal Lecter", "Darth Vader", or…

Started by Jaume

3 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Jaume

Jude Law as Hamlet

I am going to see this production in London on 18th July. I am greatly looking forward to it as I have not seen Hamlet on the stage. I hav…

Started by Elessarina

4 Aug 8, 2009
Reply by Elessarina

Shakespeare by Bill Bryson

A great and easy read by the American author about Shakespeare's life.. definitely worth a read just to illustrate how little we do actuall…

Started by Elessarina

2 Apr 14, 2009
Reply by Elessarina

Aha! moments.

Can you remember that moment , reading or seeing a Shakespearean work, when something leapt out at you? When you heard the sound of a nail…

Started by Ian Mason

4 Jan 25, 2009
Reply by A Former Member

Authorship of Shakespeare's Plays

I don't really have time to research this, but it's a fascinating topic. I had two literature professors at University who weighed in on th…

Started by Chrys Stevenson

5 Jan 11, 2009
Reply by Jas Brimstone

Avoiding pejorative drama

I must go back to the narrative at some point- but I feel Shakespeare is telling us if you find your soul mate, don't get caught up in the…

Started by Clarence Dember

2 Jan 7, 2009
Reply by Ian Mason


Name the plays depicted in this animation, in the order they appear

Started by Stewart Paterson

2 Dec 17, 2008
Reply by Stewart Paterson




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