The most in-depth online resource ever for young people about Shakespeare’s plays.

We are using our unique archives and expertise in staging Shakespeare, along with Samsung’s technology expertise, to help 11-18-year-olds get to grips with Shakespeare.  

Shakespeare Learning Zone

The RSC Shakespeare Learning Zone, just launched, is the most comprehensive online Shakespeare guide of its kind giving pupils the skills and confidence to master his plays.

Developed with students and their teachers the Shakespeare Learning Zone gives young people and their teachers access to:

  • hundreds of RSC production photographs, videos and interactive play texts to help unpack Shakespeare’s plots, language, literary devices and themes 
  • step-by-step plot guides and timelines 
  • study grids to test knowledge at different stages
  • interactive features to bring characters and their relationships to life

We are launching with seven of Shakespeare’s best-known plays: OthelloHamletMacbethRomeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, The Tempest and Julius Caesar. Two new plays will be added each term.

Explore the Shakespeare Learning Zone