World Shakespeare Festival 2012

A Midsummer Night's Dream *As You Like It) in silhouette

The World Shakespeare Festival was part of the London Olympics - a UK-wide eight-month celebration, produced by the RSC, which reached more than 1.8 million people.

We invited UK and international artists and producers to explore Shakespeare as the world's playwright, what resulted was:

  • 69 productions
  • 7 exhibitions
  • 6 film screenings
  • 9 short plays
  • 263 amateur shows
  • 28 digital commissions and films

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