William Shakespeare Presentation
This resource is a fully editable and informative 75-slide PowerPoint presentation on the life and work of William Shakespeare, The Bard of Avon. It is an ideal resource for World Book Day, William Shakespeare Week and Shakespeare's birthday.

The Powerpoint contains references to:

- His birthplace and parentage
- His family
- References to, and excerpts from, well-known plays – Hamlet, Macbeth
- The Globe Theatre and Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
- The Puritans' banning of theatres and plays
- The Royal Shakespeare Company
- Shakespeare's contribution to the English language
- His burial place
- New Place
- Shakespeare Week
- Shakespeare's Annual Birthday Celebration in Stratford

There are hyperlinks to engaging, short clips (3 minutes) of Macbeth – film and opera versions. There are also links to Shakespeare's birthday celebration parade in Stratford and an entertaining stage debate about which word to stress in the phrase 'to be or not to be' involving Prince Charles, Benedict Cumberbatch and David Tennant.

A SIMPLE TEXT version of this resource, more suitable for primary / older SEN pupils, is also available.

William Shakespeare SIMPLE TEXT Presentation

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