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The Taming of the Shrew - Play Information

A schools' synopsis

An engaging synopsis for students and teachers, created by writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Suitable for: Secondary, 16-19

Dating the play & Shakespeare's sources

How do we know when The Taming of the Shrew was written? And what sources and stories influenced Shakespeare when he wrote it? Performance history expert Rebecca Brown presents the evidence.

Suitable for: Secondary, 16-19

Interactive Flipchart

An interactive flipchart for use in the classroom which offers a structured exploration of how Kate and Petruchio’s relationship develops.

This resource uses Tim Crouch's 2012 production of the Taming of the Shrew which was specifically made for young people, with an edited script.

Suitable for: Primary, Secondary

Stage history

Performance history expert Rebecca Brown guides us through the stage history of The Taming of the Shrew from the time Shakespeare wrote it to the present day.

Suitable for: Secondary, 16-19

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