Shakespeare Made Easy books in modern EnglishShakespeare 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

Simon & Schuster

Of course each play in the Shakespeare Made Easy series is also available from Amazon! Just go to the individual book page and click the link.Amazon Prime 30 day free trial