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History & The Arts
It has been over 400 years since Shakespeare died, but his works still 'play on' today. Explore the life, times and legacy of the Bard of Avon...
Explore the English language through the phrases, plays and personality of William Shakespeare.
Rewrite Shakespeare’s best bits for the 21st Century and reveal your inner wordsmith.
Explore the historical context of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' in Elizabethan England with Dr Hannah Lavery, Associate Lecturer at The Open University,
Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Vikings - how did they impact the English language? Marisa Lohr traces the origins and development of the English language, from its early beginnings around 450 AD to the modern global language we use today.
Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry, comparison and education in a lecture for The Open University.
Since the original 1978/79 Winter Of Discontent, any setback at any time between late summer and Easter has been garlanded with the same grim title.
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