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BBC Shakespeare

This databases provides streaming access to the highly acclaimed BBC television productions of all 37 Shakespeare plays. Filmed between 1978 and 1985, the videos include performances by some of Britain's most distinguished actors and actresses.


You can access full transcripts to the right of the video display. Use the time codes in the transcript to navigate to the corresponding point in the video.

You can also search the transcript for keywords or phrases

In order to share videos, click the 'Links & Embedding' button below the video. Then simply copy the direct link or the embed code.


There is a citation generator tool below the video display. Click 'Cite This Program' and copy the correct citation style.

Shakespeare Citation


For more information on citation check out our citation guides to APA, MLA and Chicago.