For many of us, most of our knowledge of Shakespeare comes from what we were taught at school. But how much can you remember, other than the odd quotation (‘is this a dagger I see before me’ sticks in my mind)?
Even if you didn’t do much Shakespeare at school, or it was too long ago to remember, celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday by exploring the life and language of Britain’s most famous bard. Discover where and when he was born, learn about his contribution to the Oxford English Dictionary, and find out how Shakespearean your English is.
Simply click on the numbers or arrows below to work your way through the images. Click on the images and some fascinating facts will appear below.