Archive | August 25, 2011

Lois Potter

Lois Potter was formerly the Ned B. Allen Professor of English at the University of Delaware, and her publications include a critical biography of Shakespeare for Wiley-Blackwell (2012).

Perry Mills

Perry Mills is Assistant Headmaster and Director of Specialism at King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Margaret Drabble

Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield in 1939, educated at Cambridge, worked briefly as an actress with the RSC, and then became a writer, and author of seventeen novels and various works of non-fiction.

Antony Sher

Antony Sher is a South African-born British actor, writer, theatre director and painter, who has played many roles by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Andrew Dickson

Andrew Dickson is the Guardian’s theatre editor, the author of The Rough Guide to Shakespeare (Penguin, 2009) and a contributor to The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare (2010).


Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich is a director of films, including Anonymous.

René Weis

René Weis teaches Shakespeare at UCL and is editing Romeo and Juliet for Arden.

Photograph by
Chaitanya Patel

Dan Snow

Dan Snow is a television presenter and writer.


Charles Nicholl

Charles Nicholl has written books about Marlowe (The Reckoning), Shakespeare (The Lodger), and other Elizabethans.

David Bevington

David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, has written extensively on Shakespeare, and edited the work of Shakespeare and his Renaissance contemporaries.

Michael Wood

Michael Wood is a broadcaster, writer and historian, author of In Search of Shakespeare.

Michael Holroyd

Michael Holroyd is a biographer and former President of The Royal Society of Literature.

Janet Suzman

Janet Suzman, adequately trained in the classics, sees William Shakespeare as a modern playwright (ref. her production of Othello in apartheid South Africa) and not being born English has difficulty understanding the class problem that the Oxfordians seem to have.

Photograph by
Clare Park

Martin Wiggins

Martin Wiggins in Senior Lecturer and Fellow at The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham.

Nick Walton

Nick Walton is Executive Secretary to The International Shakespeare Association, and Shakespeare Courses Development Manager at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Farah Karim Cooper

Farah Karim-Cooper Head of Research & Courses, Globe Education

Shakespeare’s Globe

Simon Callow

Simon Callow is an actor and writer, whose performances include the one-man play Being Shakespeare.


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