Go behind the scenes to find out how our productions come to life, read our blogs, learn more about Shakespeare and his plays, and discover our major Shakespeare-inspired projects.  

Discover the world of Shakespeare's plays by delving into our past productions. Our Casebook of Shakespeare's plays reflects our work onstage as we perform the entire Shakespearean canon.

Shakespeare's life and times

The man behind the plays

Shakespeare's language

Transforming the English language

Shakespeare's contemporaries

Jacobean and Elizabethan plays

New plays

We commission and perform new plays

Teaching resources

Resources for teachers and students


From the rehearsal room

A Midsummer Night's Dream:

A Play for the Nation

Special projects

New ideas and exciting collaborations

Our Collection

More than 10,000 items from the 1600s onwards

Behind the scenes

The skilled people who work on our shows