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  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream opens with Theseus, Duke of Athens, eagerly anticipating his marriage to Hippolyta, Queen of t...

  • King Lear

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    King Lear is a tragedy based on the chronicle history of a pre-Roman, Celtic king of Britain. In Shakespeare’s play, Lea...

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    Much Ado About Nothing opens at the end of a conflict in Italy: Don Pedro of Aragon has defeated his brother Don John an...

  • The Alchemist

    Created by: Ben Jonson

    The Alchemist: plot and character overview It is 1 November 1610. Plague is raging in London. To try to avoid the sickn...

  • The Merchant of Venice

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    The title page of the first quarto printing of The Merchant of Venice (1600) gives a succinct summary of the plot: ‘The ...