William Shakespeare

Plus-sized actors and theatres rattling the begging bowl

Never has a man turned so little knowledge to such great account

Behind modernity’s moralistic exhortations lies a cold-blooded mania for total control

Ian McKellen’s Hamlet meets impossibly high expectations

Using the name Shakespeare in your book title shouldn’t do anything for sales

A new anthology displays Shakespeare’s engagement with the sonnet form across his career, but at a high cost