A suggested bibilography for anyone interested in reading more about the history and pedagogy of teaching Shakespeare in the UK

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Bate, Jonathan (1997) The Genius of Shakespeare, London, Picador.

Berry, Cicely (1991) Voice and the Actor, Jossey Bass

Blocksidge, Martin (2005) Shakespeare: iconic or relevant? In: Blocksidge, Martin (ed.) Shakespeare in Education, London: Continuum.

Bottoms, Janet (2013) ‘Doing Shakespeare’: How Shakespeare became a school ‘subject’. In: Holland, Peter (ed.) Shakespeare Survey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coles, Jane (2013) Constructions of Shakespeare in the secondary school curriculum, King's College London, Doctoral dissertation

Doran, Greg (2009) The Shakespeare Almanac, London, Hutchinson

Evans, Maria (2017) The lived experience of teaching Shakespeare. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Warwick)

Gibson, Rex (1998) Teaching Shakespeare: a handbook for teachers, Cambridge University Press

Gibson, Rex (2000) Stepping into Shakespeare: Practical ways of teaching Shakespeare, Cambridge University Press

Irish, Tracy (2016) Possible Shakespeares: The educational value of working with Shakespeare through theatre based practice. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Warwick) 

Irish, Tracy (2016) A history of Shakespeare in English education.

McLuskie, Kate. (2009) 'Dancing and Thinking: Teaching “Shakespeare” in the Twenty­First Century' 
in Shand, G.B. Skip (ed) Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On, Chichester, Blackwell­Wiley, pp. 121–141.

Olive, Sarah (2015) Shakespeare Valued: Education Policy and Pedagogy, Bristol, Intellect.

Rodenburg, Patsy (2004) Speaking Shakespeare, Methuen Drama

Royal Shakespeare Company (2014) The RSC Shakespeare Toolkit for Teachers, London: Methuen Drama

Shapiro, James (2006) 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, London, Faber and Faber

Shapiro, James (2016) 1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear, London, Faber and Faber

Sinfield, Alan (1994). Give an account of Shakespeare and Education showing why you think they are effective and what you have appreciated about them. Support your comments with precise references. In: Dollimore, Jonathan. & Sinfield, Alan. (eds.) Political Shakespeare. 2nd ed. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Stredder, James (2004) The North Face of Shakespeare: Activities for Teaching the Plays (Cambridge School Shakespeare) Cambridge University Press

Winston, Joe (2015) Transforming the Teaching of Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Arden Shakespeare

Winston, Joe and Tandy, Miles (2012) Beginning Shakespeare 4-11, London: David Fulton

Winston, Joe and Partovi, Monireh (2016) 'Within the girdle of these walls’: bringing about whole school change through the RSC’s Learning and Performance Network. In: Anderson, Michael and Finneran, Michael, (eds.) Education and Theatres. London: Bloomsbury Press, pp. 2-13. (In Press)

Winston, J. (2012) 'Play is the thing!: Shakespeare, language, play and drama pedagogy in the early years', Journal of Aesthetic Education, 47(2), pp. 1–15

Yandell, John & Franks, Anton, (2009) ‘Approaching Shakespeare’ in Davison, Jon & Dowson, Jane, 
(eds) Learning to teach English in the secondary school, 3rd Edition, London, Routledge, pp. 242-­259.