British Council Signature Event - Shakespeare lives: love, hate, death and desire in English language classrooms

This British Council signature event celebrates Shakespeare's work on the 400th anniversary of his death.

About the session

Join the British Council to celebrate Shakespeare's work on the 400th anniversary of his death. We will explore how Shakespeare has relevance to our society, students and classrooms today and how Shakespeare can speak to people from all around the world about universal human experiences like love, hate, death and desire.

The event will be practical, thought-provoking and fully interactive with the opportunity to join in the discussion before, during and after, either in person and online. The audience will help to shape the event in advance and on the day and participants will take away ideas to use in the classroom on how to address issues which feature in much of Shakespeare's work yet remain relevant today.  

Special guests: Dr Christina Lima (University of Leicester), Lisa Peter (The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust), Shaheen Khan (actor), Tonderai Munyevu (actor)

Hosted by: John Knagg, British Council

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