The Life and Times of William Shakespeare

Estimated Time: 45 minutes

William Shakespeare lived nearly 500 years ago, but his work is still being continuously produced in live theater and movies. Learning about Shakespeare and the world he lived in is vital to understanding his plays.

This video gives you a quick background of the author.

These videos are a great introduction to understanding "The Bard" and his different types of plays.

This graphic is a quick look at the lifetime of William Shakespeare.

William_Shakespeare_Timeline.pdf

Timeline – Shakespeare’s Life and Times "Timeline – Shakespeare’s Life And Times". 2020. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.