It's Shakespeare's Birthday!

I know you're excited.

'The Chandos Portrait', commonly thought to be of Shakespeare.

'The Chandos Portrait', commonly thought to be of Shakespeare.

As Macbeth is one of my favourites, here's Kate Beaton's 'Hark, a vagrant' about The Scottish Play.

I've had such a wonderful time with Henry IV already, it'd be great to keep going and read some more Shakespeare throughout the year. As You Like It, Twelfth Night or Richard II would be fantastic. Or the Sonnets. Comedy of Errors?

Let me get all this Greek history out of the way first . . .