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Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare

Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare

Get straight to the heart of Shakespeare’s plays and watch your students’ confidence and understanding develop faster with these abridged play texts from Globe Education.

To find out more about the free online Teaching and Learning Resources for each play click here.
Titles in this series
Only £4.99 each
Order your play texts for the special launch price of £4.99 (RRP: £6.99).
Enter discount code WM0000053 at the checkout to get £2 off each title.
One third shorter
Each text reduces the length of the play by a third while preserving the intricacies of the plot so that students learn the whole story.
Support with Shakespeare’s language
Shakespeare’s original language is preserved and supported throughout with a detailed glossary alongside the text for quick and easy reference.
Free teacher support
Free online Teaching and Learning Resources are provided for each scene of each play.
The resources include:
• Teaching notes with guidance on how to approach the scene
• Practical group activities to use in the classroom
• Questions on language, context, themes, character and performance
• Web links to extra resources
Plus – 10 video clips from Globe Education productions for each play

Find out more and access the resources 
What do you get in the free Teaching & Learning Resources?
Our infographic shows all the different digital resources available for each play.
How have the play texts been cut?
Find out how the plays have been shortened– and the benefits for students – by viewing our sample cut from Macbeth.
Get set for GCSE success
Each title has a dedicated assessment section with activities that target the skills needed for the GCSE assessment objectives.
A tried-and-tested approach
This series is based on Globe Education’s shortened ‘Playing Shakespeare’ productions that have been seen and appreciated by over 150,000 students.
More titles in the series
The following Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare titles are also available: Othello, The Merchant of Venice and The Taming of the Shrew.
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…our full-length Globe Education play texts for AQA and WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature and our full-length Globe Education play texts for KS3/KS4.