Shakespeare

This section contains books about Shakespeare and his work. For plays by Shakespeare, see Shakespeare & Contemporaries and the Shakespeare Folios series.

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Preface to Romeo and Juliet

The classic - and most practical - guide to Shakespeare’s major plays, available in separate, pocket-format volumes for use in study or rehearsal room. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to The Merchant of Venice

Unrivalled practical insights from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

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Prefaces to A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Winter's Tale & Twelfth Night

Unrivalled practical insights from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

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The Quality of Mercy

Reflections on Shakespeare

One of the world's most revered theatre directors reflects on a fascinating variety of Shakespearean topics.

The Quality of Mercy

Reflections on Shakespeare (Hardback)

One of the world's most revered theatre directors reflects on a fascinating variety of Shakespearean topics.

Ralph Fiennes on Coriolanus (Shakespeare On Stage)

Ralph Fiennes discusses playing Coriolanus, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

Rebecca Hall on Rosalind (Shakespeare On Stage)

Rebecca Hall discusses playing Rosalind, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

Roger Allam on Falstaff (Shakespeare On Stage)

Roger Allam discusses playing Falstaff, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

Sara Kestelman on Hippolyta and Titania (Shakespeare On Stage)

Sara Kestelman discusses playing Hippolyta and Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

Shakespeare in 100 Objects

Treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Edited by Janet Birkett

A fascinating selection of one hundred objects, each illustrated in full colour and accompanied by a compact essay, chosen by the Victoria and Albert Museum's curators for the insight they afford into the world of Shakespeare and his plays.

Shakespeare Monologues for Men

Fifty monologues for men drawn from across the Shakespeare canon, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.

Shakespeare Monologues for Women

Fifty monologues for women drawn from across the Shakespeare canon, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.

Shakespeare Monologues for Young Men

Forty monologues for young men drawn from across the whole of Shakespeare's canon, complete with summaries, ideas for consideration and a glossary. Part of the Nick Hern Books Good Audition Guides series.

Shakespeare Monologues for Young Women

Forty monologues for young women, drawn from across the whole of Shakespeare's canon, complete with summaries, ideas for consideration and a glossary. Part of the Nick Hern Books Good Audition Guides series.

Shakespeare On Stage

Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles

Thirteen leading actors take us behind the scenes, each recreating in detail a memorable performance in one of Shakespeare's major roles.

Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2

Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles

Twelve leading actors take us behind the scenes of landmark Shakespearean productions, each recreating in detail their memorable performance in a major role.

Shakespeare on Theatre

A unique collection of Shakespeare's every reflection on the theatre, offering fascinating insights into the man, his work, and the world of the Jacobean stage.

Shakespeare's Lost Play

In Search of Cardenio

A thrilling act of literary detection as Gregory Doran attempts to rediscover Shakespeare's lost play.