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#Shakespeare

# shakespeare - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 10 random words and phrases you use all the time that were invented by Shakespeare Wordsmith

# shakespeare - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare? Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

# shakespeare - Monday 1 May, 2017

Column: 'Shakespeare’s solo authorship of certain plays remains in question'

Who are we really reading when we read a Shakespearean work, writes Rory Loughnane.

# shakespeare - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 reasons why Romeo + Juliet meant so much to Irish teens Young Hearts Run Free

13 reasons why Romeo + Juliet meant so much to Irish teens

It’s 20 years old this year, if you can believe it.

# shakespeare - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Priceless 400-year-old Shakespeare first edition discovered on Scottish island

The authentication of the First Folio makes it one of the most valuable books in the world.

# shakespeare - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance Give Me A Fair Chance This post contains videos

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance

The group spoke to Channel 4 during rehearsals at London’s Globe Theatre.

# shakespeare - Sunday 31 May, 2015

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?

The Leaving Cert starts this week – do you remember much from your studies?

# shakespeare - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 This video of WWE moves into a swimming pool will make your Friday Fun Fun Fun

This video of WWE moves into a swimming pool will make your Friday

“Will somebody stop the damn match?!”

# shakespeare - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance To Be Or Not To Be?

Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance

In the form of a plastic chair.

# shakespeare - Monday 5 May, 2014

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it

A look behind the scenes at the Abbey Theatre’s new production of Twelfth Night.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

13 phrases invented by Shakespeare that we use every day

It is his birthday, after all.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man gets brilliant revenge on Gumtree fraudster by texting him entire works of Shakespeare Sweet Revenge

# shakespeare - Friday 24 January, 2014

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland

A play that was dubbed ‘blasphemous’ has been pulled from a council-run theatre.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme" One Popular Guy

Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme"

Justin Bieber is all the way down at number 8,633. Thank GOD.

# shakespeare - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare Party Bard

These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare

Like, totally wherefore art thou Romeo, you know?

# shakespeare - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Can you identify these Irish literary quotations?

Go on, give it a go…

# shakespeare - Monday 1 October, 2012

One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey

The survey also found that 5 per cent of people aged 18 to 34 believe that the playwright’s most famous work is Cinderella…

# shakespeare - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From The42 Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia Fyi

Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia

Find out what links the country with Ireland’s most famous author, among other things.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Oxford scholars uncover Shakespeare's 'co-author' Shakespeare

Oxford scholars uncover Shakespeare's 'co-author'

Oxford University academics say the Bard had a little help on All’s Well that Ends Well – one of his best known plays.

# shakespeare - Friday 4 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world Donkey Friday This post contains images

# shakespeare - Friday 28 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Modern language being 'eroded' by Twitter, says actor Dumbing Down

Modern language being 'eroded' by Twitter, says actor

Ralph Fiennes believes truncated sentences, sound-bites and Twitter are eroding modern language.

# shakespeare - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch Galway Arts This post contains videos

Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch

Heading west for the arts fest? Here’s a video preview of some of the best catches this week…

# shakespeare - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia? To Be Or Not To Be?

Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?

The death of a young child in Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon may have inspired the noted playwright when composing one of his most famous and enduring plays, Hamlet.