Introduction to Shakespeare


Ideally suited for Years 6&7

Length: 75 minutes

On tour in rep with Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth in Spring 2017.

The ideal way to explore Shakespeare, his life and works in a seventy-five minute interactive workshop. The session explores the cultural background to his life and works, as well as covering key excerpts from a selection of plays including Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night and Henry IV. The workshop demystifies the text and explores the play in performance. Supported by a resource pack.

“Pitched at a good level with high expectations, fast paced and entertaining, much enjoyed by students and staff.”

– Head of English, Rickmansworth School, Hertfordshire

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Creative team

Adapted by Michael Wicherek; Riad Richie, Maria Simmonds and Cory Stuckey to present the Intro.

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Interested in booking this performance?

If you are interested in booking this performance or would like more information, please contact or 0207 793 0040.


Michael Marks Charitable Trust, The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation, and Stephen Clark 1957 Charitable Trust kindly support us to bring our Shakespeare productions to schools outside London and major city centres.


Resource Pack

Download the 2017 resource packs – pack 1 | pack 2