To Bee Theatre Company are group of students from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama who are working with Senate House Library for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. In this guest blog they tell us more about their story and the workshops they will be running as part of the Shakespeare: Metamorphosis season.
In 2016 Senate House Library is commemorating the quartercentenary of the death of William Shakespeare. This year’s Features of the Month celebrate books published in the same year as Shakespeare’s first four folios: 1623, 1632, 1664 and 1685. This is the final book featured for 1632, John Smith's The Generall Historie of Virginia.
Following her free lecture on the subject, Dr Karen Attar reflects on Shakespeare collection at Senate House Library.
Andrea Meyer Ludowisy takes a look at Germany’s fascination with The Bard, charting Shakespeare’s history in the country against the collections at Senate House Library.
A closer look at some of the first books to enter the University of London and become part of its library collection - around 185 volumes from medical practitioner, Nathaniel Vye, esq.