Shakespeare's Birthday

23rd April 2020

Today is celebrated as William Shakespeare's birthday!
William Shakespeare was a poet, actor and dramatist and is often seen as the best writer in the English language. He lived in the late 16th and early 17th century, but his plays are still widely performed today. There have been numerous adaptations of his work and his plays continue to be studied in primary and secondary schools around the world. 
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, in April 1564. The exact date of his birth is not recorded, but it is most often celebrated around the world on 23 April.
Check out these websites to learn more about Shakespeare.