#ShakespeareNoFilter is the retelling of Shakespeare’s plays on Instagram by the British Council. Follow us to watch the story unfold.
Shakespeare Lives was a year-long global programme of events and activities celebrating William Shakespeare’s work on the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016.
An interactive video platform that sees the British Council collaborate with the Old Vic Theatre. Create a scene from one of Shakespeare's most loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Find out more about Shakespeare Lives in 2016 and watch our short animation (2.36 mins).
Watch our contemporary adaptation of Julius Caesar (Duration 03:17), with Mark Stanley starring as the conspiring Brutus.
Watch a modern re-imagination of Twelfth Night by SBTV, featuring artists: Eyez, Mic Righteous, Maverick Sabre, Nolay, Nego True and Harry Love. (Duration: 07:38 minutes)
Desire. Murder. Revenge. Maxine Peake as Hamlet will screen in 2016. Watch the trailer here.
Watch 'Star Cross’d' (Duration 04:34). Poet, writer and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s contemporary take on Romeo and Juliet.