#ShakespeareNoFilter is the retelling of Shakespeare’s plays on Instagram by the British Council. Follow us to watch the story unfold.
Join us for events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s work. In 2016 we're marking the 400th anniversary of his death.
Direct your own production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Mix the Play is an interactive video platform that sees the British Council collaborate with the Old Vic Theatre. We invite you to create a scene from one of Shakespeare's most loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Using film samples and effects, you can control a range of elements, including casting, setting, costumes, acting style and music. The platform is simple and intuitive and it is easy to share your creations on social media. You do not require any prior knowledge of directing.
Learning English? Love Shakespeare? Put the two together and study with people from all over the world.
Watch 'Star Cross’d' (Duration 04:34). Poet, writer and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s contemporary take on Romeo and Juliet.
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)