Shakespeare Lives On
Last Modified: 30/11/2016
William Shakespeare may no longer be with us, but he continues to inspire today's greatest artists.
- 1Here's a thought.
- 2If there was a prize for most screenwriting credits,...
- 3...we'd have one of those "unfortunately, he can't be here with us tonight" moments.
- 4That's because the winner, with over a thousand, is William Shakespeare.
- 5But how can a man who died long before the invention of cinema...
- 6...have racked up so many credits?
- 7Simple. By creating the most moving, exciting and enduring stories ever written.
- 8Shakespeare showed us what it means to be human.
- 9We've all been lovesick or heartbroken like Romeo and Juliet,...
- 10...or felt Macbeth's burn of greed and ambition.
- 11And who hasn't experienced jealousy like Othello?
- 12No wonder artists around the globe are still eager to adapt Will's works.
- 13Yes, he may have died 400 years ago, but Shakespeare lives