If William Shakespeare were alive today, I think he would be chuffed that Shakespeare’s Globe has embraced streaming technology and is now bringing many of the theatre’s productions to audiences in the States via video on demand.
Mark Rylance as Olivia in Shakespeare’s Globe 2012 production of Twelfth Night. Photo: Simon Annand
First world problems. A funny 21st-century meme, but for people who lived in 16-century Tudor England, things such as new homes and exotic foods could be deadly. Find out how they and others were health hazards in the fascinating Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home.