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 »

Sir Jonathan Bate on Shakespeare at Gresham College

Gresham College has made recordings of several Shakespeare lectures by Professor Sir Jonathan Bate available on their YouTube channel: Shakespeare’s Heroes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihX-Gpj_qWE Shakespeare’s Lovers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvbqyA2jYQQ...
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Ewan Fernie wins Heritage Lottery Fund development grant for ‘Everything to Everybody Project’

Working in partnership with Birmingham City Council, Professor Ewan Fernie has won a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a big project which would revive  (1) Birmingham’s world-significant Shakespeare collection and (2) the ‘trailblazing’ spirit of its original...
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