Shakespeare Lives was an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating William Shakespeare’s work on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016.
It was an invitation to the world to join in the festivities by participating in a unique online collaboration and experiencing the work of Shakespeare directly on stage, through film, exhibitions and in schools.
It was running throughout 2016, exploring Shakespeare as a living writer who still speaks for all people and nations.
Shakespeare Lives programme was organized by the British Council and The Great Britain Campaign with the partnership of consortium Shakespeare400 and organization Volountary Service Overseas (VSO). International Shakespeare Studies Center in Lodz was one of the the Shakespeare Lives Programme local partners in Poland.