The finest Shakespeare bookshop in the world.
Extensive selection of Shakespeare resources
The Shakespeare Bookshop is the specialist bookshop of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. We offer an extensive selection of Shakespeare play texts and resources at every level for learning about Shakespeare's life and works:
- All the major editions of Shakespeare's poems and plays
- All the major editions of Shakespeare's Complete Works
- Critical studies, including Shakespeare biographies and books about Shakespeare in performance and on film
- Teachers' resources
- Retellings of Shakespeare for children
- Shakespeare productions on DVD and CD
- Internationally renowned Louisa Hare First Folio Cards
There are also sections dedicated to Shakespeare's contemporaries, the theatre, Tudor history and the history of Stratford-upon-Avon.
We aim to offer the best range of books and the best level of service to all our customers. Whether you are looking for a gift, introducing Shakespeare to your children or researching for a PhD, our expert staff will be happy to make suggestions and recommendations. If you would like more information or advice about our full range of stock, please contact us and we shall endeavour to help you. If we do not have a particular title in stock we offer a special order service and if you are unable to visit us in person we can deliver worldwide. You can browse and buy a selection of our bestselling books in our online shop.