Welcome to the British Shakespeare Association

The British Shakespeare Association is a professional association of teachers, researchers, theatre practitioners, writers and enthusiasts. The BSA is a registered charity and its aims are educational – ‘to promote and foster a better understanding of Shakespeare and his work’. Read more about us »

Conference 2014


The BSA Annual Conference is a major international gathering, bringing together scholars, actors, teachers and Shakespeare enthusiasts.
More about our Conference


Shakespeare, published by Routledge, is the Journal of the BSA and is one of the most important academic journals in the world.
Learn more about the Journal

Education Network

Shakespeare in Education is a news and discussion forum for all those interested in the theory and practice of teaching Shakespeare.
View the Education Network blog

Free Membership for Theatre Practitioners

We are offering free BSA membership to theatrical practitioners for their first year.
Become a BSA member

Fellows & Associates