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English: Shakespeare


Use the box below to search the catalogue to find books available in the Christopher Brennan Library. 

Digital Apps

Shakespeare's London:  Shakespeare's London uses satellite positioning on your mobile phone to pinpoint buried memories, from the 3,000 seat Swan theatre on Blackfriars Bridge Road to the only house he is known to have lived in. Whether you are in London, New York or Melbourne you can walk in the master's footsteps.
Shakespeare: FREE
Shakespeare is a free app with the complete works of Shakespeare - searchable to find the exact word or phrase you’re looking for. Even though it’s free it is packed with impressive features including customisation of colours and font, ability to jump to other scenes. Detailed scene breakdowns give you an overview of the scenes within each play, their locations, and the characters present in each.

CBL Books

Take a look in the Christopher Brennan Library for books that will supplement your learning and understanding of [insert topic here].


At Shakespeare's Beehive you can register to access a digitised copy of the annotated Baret's Alvearie that is believed to have belonged to William Shakespeare.

Useful Weblinks

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Shakespeare

A secondary school revision resource for GCSE English Literature about the context of Shakespeare's plays.

Shakespeare's Life and Times

  • From Internet Shakespeare Editions.

William Shakespeare

  • From

Shakespeare's biography

  • From Shakespeare Online.

About Shakespeare

  • Follow the journey of William Shakespeare's life in this series of 13 videos addressing commonly asked questions. From Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

The Shakespeare Portal


Introduction to Shakespeare

Hip - Hop and Shakespeare