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Where can I find everything about Shakespeare?

Updated Wednesday 18th May 2016

Here you can find everything you need to know about the Bard of Avon, his life, works and legacy. 

It's been 400 years since the world's most famous and well-respected playwright died and to mark the anniversary there’s an abundance of celebrations and commemorations of Shakespeare and his work.

To honour this huge event, we've collated a fantastic range of free resources on the Bard and his plays, sonnets and more. In addition to this, The Open University is involved in three different co-productions with the BBC on his life, work and legacy. 

Excited and want to learn more? You can study Shakespeare as part of an Open University qualification in English Literature, as well as a wide range of related subjects, from History to Creative writing:



For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

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