Shakespeare Made Easy books each have the complete original text laid out side-by-side with a full modern English translation.

Ideal for instant reference and understanding, whether you are reading William Shakespeare for pleasure or studying for an examination.

At last – Shakespeare really is made easy!

What people are saying about Shakespeare Made Easy:

“What a good idea!” – Judi Dench

“A great help in rehearsals” – Antony Sher

“I wish I’d had one when I did my O-levels” – Julie Walters

“A great improvement on the original” – John Cleese

Shakespeare Made Easy has been used in schools and colleges around the world for over thirty years.

All dramas are complete, with every original Shakespearian line, and a full-length modern rendition of the text. These invaluable teaching-study guides also include:

  • Helpful background information that puts each play in its historical perspective.
  • Discussion questions that teachers can use to spark student class participation, and which students can use as springboards for their own themes and term papers.
  • Quizzes, sample examinations, and other features that improve student comprehension of what each play is about.

If you are a teacher then see the publishers’ websites for evaluation and ordering details:

Oxford University Press

Barron’s Educational Series, Inc

 Of course the Shakespeare Made Easy series is also available from Amazon! Just follow the links from these pages.