Stanley Wells is Honorary President of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Emeritus University of Birmingham, author of many books about Shakespeare (including Shakespeare Sex and Love) and is general editor of the Oxford and Penguin Shakespeares.
Michael Dobson is Director of The Shakespeare Institute (University of Birmingham) in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Boika Sokolova teaches Shakespeare and the drama of his contemporaries at the University of Notre Dame in London. Her latest book is a study of The Merchant of Venice.
Paul Prescott is Associate Professor of English at the University of Warwick and Associate Academic in the RSC-Warwick Centre for Teaching Shakespeare.
Peter Holland is McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre and Associate Dean for the Arts, at the University of Notre Dame.
Ewan Fernie is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Andrew Murphy is Professor of English at the University of St Andrews, UK and is the author of, among other books, Shakespeare in Print: A History and Chronology of Shakespeare Publishing (Cambridge University Press, 2003).