Book of the Week | 3: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
An outbreak of the plague threatens the livelihood of Shakespeare when the theatres are closed.Tweet
Prefaces to Shakespeare | King Lear
The actor Tony Church, who played the role of Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company In 1974-5, gives his personal view of the play and its qualities.
Book of the Week | 5: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
King James's quest for the union of England and Scotland is not easily resolved.