Romance

Take the Quiz: Which Shakespeare Play Captures Your Love Life?

Whether comedy or tragedy, the works of Shakespeare are timeless when it comes to human relationships. Many stories of love unrequited, love postponed and even love lost still resonate. Which play hits the nail on the head for your romantic life? Take our quiz!

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman

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Freeman first discovered Shakespeare in school in Mississippi. He went on to play the hero of this play – Petruchio – in The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production in New York, set in the Wild West. Freeman notes this play has set the template for all of the battle-of-the-sexes comedies that have followed; […]

Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

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Cattrall has played Cleopatra twice. Now she explores the real character of the great Queen of Egypt, and travels to Rome, ironically Marc Antony’s city, in her quest to find out more about the historical Cleopatra. She also meets with her director, Dame Janet Suzman, who herself made an iconic Cleopatra at the Royal Shakespeare […]

Profile: Joseph Fiennes

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Fiennes has a unique perspective on Romeo and Juliet. He played Shakespeare – both writing and performing as Romeo – in the film Shakespeare in Love. Now he wants to examine why it remains the most-performed of all Shakespeare plays. Fiennes takes us back to the source – an Italian story translated into English when […]