#ShakespeareNoFilter is the retelling of Shakespeare’s plays on Instagram by the British Council. Follow us to watch the story unfold.
Join us for events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s work. In 2016 we're marking the 400th anniversary of his death.
Find out more about Shakespeare Lives in 2016 and watch our short animation (2.36 mins).
Desire. Murder. Revenge. Maxine Peake as Hamlet will screen in 2016. Watch the trailer here.
Look out for Shakespeare films, old and new, screening internationally and online in 2016. Watch the trailer (Duration: 01:53 minutes).
Check out the winners of the Shakespeare Lives in Photography competition.
Share your favourite Shakespeare moment with the hashtag #PlayYourPart and @bgBritish on Twitter. Use the power of Shakespeare to give children around the world a brighter future.
Watch a modern re-imagination of Twelfth Night by SBTV, featuring artists: Eyez, Mic Righteous, Maverick Sabre, Nolay, Nego True and Harry Love. (Duration: 07:38 minutes)
Learning English? Love Shakespeare? Put the two together and study with people from all over the world.
Shakespeare Lives in Science; poisons, potions and drugs. Do Shakespearean concoctions really work?
Wherever you are in the world, you’ll be able to join a star-studded cast as they celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death.