According to McKellen, 'Shakespeare will change your life'
'You scullion, you rampallion, you fustilarian!'
The curated programme features the first time the Bard was ever caught on film
Saint George crops up a total of 18 times in Shakespeare's plays
Over four centuries have passed since Shakespeare’s players donned doublet and hose, but a surprising number of modern designers continue to channel Elizabethan attire, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Published in 1623, the First Folio brought together the majority of Shakespeare's plays
If your ticket is drawn, you are called up to answer an incredibly difficult quiz question, and the jackpot is capped at £1,000
Shakespeare’s skull could still be at large somewhere
In the right hands, this 'tragedy' boasts almost as many laugh-lines as a play by Oscar Wilde
Twelfth Night, or What You Will was probably finished between 1600 and 1601 and first performed in 1602
Dizzyingly perfect, Twelfth Night is the ultimate comedy of love
Guy Keleny kicks off the final week of our Shakespeare series with a reflection on Henry V
Continuing our series of personal celebrations of William Shakespeare, Arifa Akbar considers the most heart-rending of all his tragedies
The collaboratively written play ‘Sir Thomas More’ is the only surviving manuscript to contain the Bard’s handwriting
Shakespeare in Swahililand guides us through a number of significant Shakespeare sightings in East Africa since the mid-19th century
Continuing our series marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Paul Taylor explains why even one of his less celebrated plays remains a source of wonder and inspiration