Refugee Project Appeal

You have made it possible for us to travel to 'The Jungle', the refugee camp near Calais, so that families can play with Shakespeare's fairies

Shakespeare 400

Discover what's in our exciting programme of performances and workshops to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death 

Upcoming

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

1623 is 10

Take a look at some of the highlights from our first ten years of performances and workshops to inspire, surprise and affect people with Shakespeare

Still Cursing

Get involved in our contemporary photography project with SHOW ME PICTURES that marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

Shakespeare Night

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

  • Refugee Project Appeal

  • Shakespeare 400

  • Upcoming

  • 1623 is 10

  • Still Cursing

  • Shakespeare Night

1623 theatre company

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

It took you less than 24 hours to raise the £400 needed to make it possible for our team of ten artists to travel to 'The Jungle', the refugee camp near Calais. Thank you.

Refugee appeal hits target within 24 hours

We mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016 with an exciting new programme of performances, workshops and events that explore his legacy in our world today.

400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

Thanks for all your support this year. We can't do what we do without you. 2015 was a very special year as it marked our 10th birthday. 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Our Animating Shakespeare workshops for schools and colleges in partnership with QUAD - an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation with digital specialism - have got off to a flying start.

Animating Shakespeare workshops now available

We're delighted to announce that Arts Council England has awarded us a substantial grant to make possible our most ambitious project to date.

PRESS RELEASE: Arts Council gives major support to 1623's Lear/Cordelia dementia project

  • Refugee appeal hits target within 24 hours

    Monday, 25 January 2016 21:12
  • 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

    Thursday, 07 January 2016 22:07
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    Monday, 21 December 2015 19:31
  • Animating Shakespeare workshops now available

    Saturday, 05 December 2015 15:37
  • PRESS RELEASE: Arts Council gives major support to 1623's Lear/Cordelia dementia project

    Wednesday, 02 December 2015 13:09

#1623is10

We're 10 this year.

Take a look at some of our highlights.

Video by Darius Powell.
Music by Christopher Lydon.

Featuring artwork by Firecatcher.

youtube.com/1623theatre

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