The Comedy Of Errors

The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity,...

Fairy Tales For Adults

This selection of stories and tales is perfect for that cold winter night to cosy up around fireplace and enter magical world of far away lands or kingdoms of the past. This...

The Merchant Of Venice

Bassanio, a young Venetian of noble rank, wishes to woo the beautiful and wealthy heiress Portia of Belmont. Having squandered his estate, he needs 3,000 ducats to subsidise his...

Shakespeare Tales Of Humour And Wit

In Shakespeare plays the tragic and the comic often fade into each other turning into harmonious blending of these two elements. Shakespeare takes a special delight in employment...

All's Well That Ends Well

Helena, the low-born ward of a French countess, is in love with the countess's son Bertram, who is indifferent to her. Bertram goes to Paris to replace his late father as...

Shakespeare Tales Of Jealousy

Shakespeare often uses expressive language in his portrayal of jealousy. It is a 'green-eyed monster', an object that 'one might fight and conquer', 'an infection which strikes as...

Shakespeare - Richard II

Play description ACT 1 Scene 1. At Windsor Castle, King Richard listens as his cousin Henry Bolingbroke accuses Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, of embezzling royal funds and of...

Shakespeare - Winters Tale

Play description ACT I Scene 1. Archidamus, a Bohemian lord, is warmly appreciative of the hospitality given to his King, Polixenes, by King Leontes of Sicilia. He and Camillo, a...

Shakespeare - Coriolanus

Play description ACT I Scene 1. The common people of Rome, the plebeians, are on the verge of rebellion due to the lack of grain; they blame the patricians—the Roman...

Shakespeare - Macbeth

Play description ACT I Scene 1. Three sinister witches foretell a meeting with Macbeth, then vanish mysteriously. Scene 2. Duncan, king of Scotland, receives news that his...

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