Language of Shakespeare

You’d be surprised how many of the words we use today started with Shakespeare. What does the language used in Shakespeare’s plays tell us about the time he lived in? Why do some words linger? Word-nerd extraordinaire David Astle explains.

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David Astle

David Astle is a full-time word nerd, author, journalist, puzzle-maker and broadcaster. He's written a dozen books, including the wordplay titles...

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25 August – 3 September