We have commissioned a series of 11 films using Shakespeare's works as inspiration as part of our Shakespeare Lives programme.
Shakespeare Lives was a year-long global programme of events and activities celebrating William Shakespeare’s work on the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016.
Discover more about Shakespeare Lives and explore the full set of resources on this website.
Don’t miss out on our talks with renowned Spanish actors and directors and discover their first contact, experiences and feelings about Shakespeare’s life and work.
An interactive video platform that sees the British Council collaborate with the Old Vic Theatre. Create a scene from one of Shakespeare's most loved plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Celebrate Shakespeare Lives at school with our special competitions, new resource pack and multimedia classroom materials for learners of all ages.
#ShakespeareNoFilter is the retelling of Shakespeare’s plays on Instagram by the British Council. Follow us to watch the story unfold.