Upcoming

Find out the details of our upcoming programme of performances and workshops, all with Shakespeare at their heart

Shakespeare Night

Take part in our series of monthly workshops at Derby Theatre to explore Shakespeare's plays through a range of fun activities

Still Cursing

Check out our contemporary photography project with SHOW ME PICTURES that marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

Digital Workshops

Work with us to inspire your class by fusing Shakespeare's text with the latest technology at QUAD, the cutting-edge arts centre in the heart of Derby

Magical Creatures

Meet the magical creatures dreamed up by primary-school children in our enchanted forest as part of this year's Shakespeare Week

Troilus and Cressida

Follow Uncle Pandarus’s blog as he tells you the tragic tale of his niece Cressida and her lover Troilus : www.unclepandarus.com

  • Upcoming

  • Shakespeare Night

  • Still Cursing

  • Digital Workshops

  • Magical Creatures

  • Troilus and Cressida

1623 theatre company

1623 aspires to be the most innovative, experimental and inclusive Shakespeare company in the world.

We aim to inspire, surprise and affect you with Shakespeare in exciting new ways that relate to the world around you.

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News from 1623

Cate Buxton is a regular participant at Shakespeare Night, our monthly programme of public workshops. She looks back on last Friday's session, which involved making blood.

Bloody fun at Shakespeare Night

1623 associate artist Farrah Chaudhry shares her thoughts on Tara Arts's British-Asian Macbeth, which she saw last night at Derby Theatre.

Farrah reviews Tara Arts's Macbeth

1623 learning coordinator Jamie Brown reflects on sharing ideas with teachers at a conference that explored ways of learning outside of the classroom.

Learning Outside the Classroom conference

We're delighted to announce that the first volume of Still Cursing, our trilogy of contemporary photobooks inspired by Shakespeare, has been published by SHOW ME PICTURES.

Still Cursing photobook now available

Create a magical creature for our enchanted forest as part of this year's Shakespeare Week, a national celebration for primary-school teachers, children and families.

Magical creatures for Shakespeare Week

  • Bloody fun at Shakespeare Night

    Sunday, 26 April 2015 19:29
  • Farrah reviews Tara Arts's Macbeth

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 16:08
  • Learning Outside the Classroom conference

    Wednesday, 22 April 2015 16:39
  • Still Cursing photobook now available

    Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:01
  • Magical creatures for Shakespeare Week

    Monday, 16 March 2015 00:00

1623 on YouTube

You can see videos of our work at our YouTube channel.

Highlights include footage from the Glastonbury Festival and clips from Much Ado About Nothing, Richard III and The Tempest.

youtube.com/1623theatre

@1623theatre

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