Resources for teachers

If you're teaching on Hamlet, these extra resources from our Education team are available:

Free education resources for Hamlet.

Themes in Hamlet
A list of the themes and motifs in Hamlet and examples of scenes where you can study them.

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

BBC Hamlet microsite
Timeline of Hamlet on the screen and RSC stage timeline with video and pictures.

More support from RSC Education

  • Learn more about teaching Shakespeare on our teachers' CPD courses.
  • Bring your students to one of our workshops and events.
  • Find free activities, photos, videos and more in our Resource bank.
  • Buy our Teachers' Toolkit book which contains many exercises for teaching Shakespeare, from introducing the plays to more in-depth explorations of character, relationships and themes.

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