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In-depth articles about Shakespeare and the larger world of theatre and peformance

We often get asked why it is still important to study the work of William Shakespeare in the 21st century.

Read more: Why study Shakespeare?

A potted history of why The Scottish Play is so feared by performers

Read more: The curse of Macbeth

Looking for a glowstick and a £4 tub of ice cream? In Shakespeare's London, you'd have been extremely lucky even to find a seat...

Read more: Attending Shakespeare's Theatre

We cannot be certain of the exact chronology of Shakespeare’s plays, as there is no record of the first production date of any of his works.

Read more: Shakespeare's plays in historical order

JC has the inside line on exactly why we're called "Shakespeare 4 Kidz"

Read more: Why "Shakespeare 4 Kidz"?

The ITC sent out an explanatory note clarifying the rules concerning tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) on payments relating to travel on business (i.e. travel, accomodation and meals).

Read more: National Insurance and travel rules

Earlier this year* the Inland Revenue introduced new regulations relating to the treatment of certain entertainers for the purposes of National Insurance Contributions ("NIC").

Read more: National insurance for entertainers

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