Shakespeare Lives, a global programme celebrating Shakespeare’s work and influence, will run from January to December 2016.
Shakespeare Lives in 2016
Taking a Selfie, SHAKEspeare
We joined hands with JCDecaux Bus again to launch an online activity “SHAKEspeare” from 5 September to 16 October.
Play Your Part 3 launches with Shakespeare on the Metro
From August 31 to the end of December, passengers on Shanghai Metro Line 2 will have a chance to ride on this special Shakespeare Lives train.
Programme of events
Find out about upcoming Shakespeare related events, both in China and online.
Shakespeare Lives Smart Talk
As part of the British Council’s Shakespeare Lives campaign, Smart Talk will bring a number of Shakespeare experts to share their stories with students and members of the public in China.
Free online course (MOOC)
Our free, six-week online course will look at the life, works and legacy of William Shakespeare, while giving participants the chance to practise their English language skills.
Shakespeare Lives in Photography
Photographers show Shakespeare's global influence in a modern and refreshing way.
Shakespeare Lives in the English Language
The UK is a global leader in the English language. Shakespeare Lives is supporting English language teaching and learning in China.
Shakespeare Lives in Science
Poisons, potions and drugs: do Shakespearean concoctions really work?