William Shakespeare
News  /  Published 02.05.22

Sacred Heart Convent, Jamshedpur, celebrates William Shakespeare’s birthday

Students of Classes IX to XII dressed up characters from Shakespeare’s plays, presented monologues and enacted scenes ...
By Our Correspondent

World  /  Published 25.04.22

Shakes-cheer, after 2 years

I could not send it — here it is again — Nor get a messenger to bring it thee, So fearful were they of infection. Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare. The contagion has prevented Fri...
By Our bureau and PTI

Arts  /  Published 16.04.22

Beyond the ordinary

It was Neel Piritir Phul, a freewheeling adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Ebong Amra, that floored this reviewer. Instead of flirting with th...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Humanity’s journey beyond set sermons

Students of an esoteric line of English literature know of the great sermon writers of the seventeenth century: John Donne, Lancelot Andrewes, Jeremy Taylor. There are hardly any matching names from t...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.21

Lost freedom: The Afghan situation

My limited knowledge of Afghanistan comes from seeing a DVD of Tapan Sinha’s Kabuliwala and reading A Study in Scarlet, in which Sherlock Holmes tells John Watson at their first m...
By Amit Roy


Entertainment  /  Published 05.08.21

First Look: What they look like in ‘Mayaa’

By Aniruddha Biswas

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.21

Tale of two friendships: Khushwant Singh

Footnote Rishi Sunak posted a photograph of himself with Nova, the family’s new Labrador retriever, which his daughters had desperately wanted. Nova made her debut on Instagram, posed perfectly...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.21

Stirring unrest

Next year will mark the 25th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, but, sadly, she is not being allowed to rest in peace. I enjoyed going on royal tours with Diana and Charles, but very early o...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.21

A fatal hubris

“Oh, I have taken too little care of this!” — King Lear This quote is from Shakespeare’s King Lear. The megalomaniac king is plucked out of his palace and schooled on the...
By Valson Thampu

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Bengal Club Library Virtual Event organises a programme titled ‘Why Do I Love Thee’

Bengal Club members and their guests attended a programme virtually to remember the bard who was born in April 1564. At the Bengal Club Library Virtual Event on Friday, titled ‘Why Do I Love The...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.