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As we celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth this year, English tutor and resource writer Genevieve White responds to some of the common problems teaching Shakespeare in the English language classroom.

Two Lagosian writers explain what’s special about their city and how they captured that in stories performed as plays at the Lagos Theatre Festival last weekend. The stories had been selected as part of a British Council competition in 2013.

As we celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, UK actor, author and producer Ben Crystal relates what it's like to speak the work of a playwright who has contributed so many new words and phrases to the English language.

A panel of theatre practitioners at this year’s Edinburgh Showcase discusses how to market new projects and the importance of developing relationships between artist and audience.

The UK theatre scene has for a long time had a reputation centred on Shakespeare. Two of the UK's most eminent critics and self-professed theatre addicts, Lyn Gardner (The Guardian) and Donald Hutera (The Times), talk at this year's Edinburgh Showcase about how the scene has changed.

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