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Solving Mysteries in the SBT Archives: Ethel Webling and Herbert Beerbohm Tree

21 March 2017

Solving Mysteries in the SBT Archives: Ethel Webling and Herbert Beerbohm Tree By Ella Hawkins   Tucked away in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s Rare Books strongroom is...

Illustrating Shakespeare: A History of Roman Representations in Printed Texts

7 March 2017

By Ella Hawkins, SBT Research Advocate Ella Hawkins is currently completing a Midlands3Cities-funded placement with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as part of her PhD studies...

The Silly Side of Shakespeare

28 February 2017

By Mya Gosling Shakespeare is hilarious: his comedies are funny and his tragedies are even funnier. Well… at least that’s the mindset I have whenever I sit down to draw...

Shakespeare performed live by actors 1,600 miles apart in world first through university’s ‘Stargate’-style cyber stage

24 February 2017

Shakespeare performed live by actors 1,600 miles apart in world first through university’s ‘Stargate’-style cyber stage By Hannah Smith, press officer. ...