Lectures with Stanley Wells


Documents from our collections


Venue: The Shakespeare Centre

Price : From Ā£8.00 per participant

Stanley Wells is one of the world's leading Shakespearian scholars and long time chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Stanley’s lectures are insightful and expertly delivered. He speaks on a range of topics many of which reflect his publications. Choose from:

  • Shakespeare Portraits concluding with reference to the Cobbe portrait (illustrated)
  • Love and Sex in Romeo & Juliet
  • Shakespeare’s Fellows
  • The Fun of Sex in Shakespeare's Comedies
  • Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe
  • Shakespeare’s Dramatic Language
  • The Limitations of the First Folio
  • Shakespeare, Sex, and Love
  • Hamlet; ‘All the rubbish of the Fifth Act’ (David Garrick)  (with Paul Edmondson)
  • Shakespeare, Man of the European Renaissance
  • Lectures on various Shakespeare plays
  • Eight Decades with Shakespeare (In this illustrated talk Stanley Wells reflects upon the changes in the Shakespeare scene over the past 80 years, and his involvement with them).

More details on the individual topics available on request.