Tagged: Shakespeare

Blink bags Shakespeare's Brexit from Starling

Bonnier imprint Blink has bagged a Brexit-inspired “comedy of errors” in the style of Shakespeare by Boris Starling. Read more

Shakespeare's queens take centre stage in Piatkus trilogy

Piatkus Fiction has acquired Blood Queen, the first in a new trilogy centred on Shakespeare's queens from author Joanna Courtney. Read more

Margaret Atwood art installation goes live this week

Margaret Atwood's retelling of The Tempest, part of Vintage's Hogarth Shakespeare series, has inspired a new digital art installation at London’s Southbank Centre, created in collaboration with... Read more

Harriet Walter on gender and Shakespeare for Nick Hern Books

Theatre publisher Nick Hern Books is to publish a new book by actress Harriet Walter, which shares insights and advice gleaned from her experience of... Read more

Shakespeare’s Globe teams with Walker and RNIB

Shakespeare’s Globe is working with Walker Books and RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) on "Shakespeare Telling Tales", a storytelling event that will be... Read more

Morpurgo pens Leicester City football fairytale

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a... Read more

Pictures of the week

Celebrations of Shakespeare and reading are among our pictures of the week. Read more

The Star Wars Expert Guide blasts into number one spot

The Star Wars Expert Guide (Dorling Kindersley) has rocketed into the Official Top 50 number one spot, according to Nielsen Bookscan’s Total Consumer Market.... Read more

Shakespeare 'digital library wallpaper' from British Library and Vodafone

Vodafone and the British Library have partnered to make some of the earliest and rarest editions of Shakespeare’s plays available to download from specially-designed wallpaper... Read more

Shakespeare events boost book sales

Shakespeare was celebrated with a host of events across the country this weekend, marking 400 years since the playwright's death. Read more

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