Why should you study the influence of a writer who died in 1616? In this selection of videos you’ll discover different striking facts: did you know that 95% of the words included in Shakespeare’s plays are still used in the modern day? Consequently, the study of his work represents a full immersion in the English language through universal themes such as love, friendship or death.

Shakespeare’s talent is not only present in the language and themes included in his plays. You can also discover his influence through the reinterpretations made by students and readers from all over the world.

Beyond getting to know the opinion of different academics with regard to Shakespeare’s legacy, on this YouTube channel you’ll also watch testimonials from foreign pupils studying Shakespeare’s influence on diverse performing arts in the UK.