Responsible for creating some of the world’s best-known plays, most popular quotes and beloved (or hated) characters, William Shakespeare is a British historical treasure. During his lifetime, the playwright penned 37 plays and 154 sonnets – this works out to be an average of 1.5 plays a year by the the time of his death in 1616 as he first started writing in 1589! With so many incredible works to choose from, how are we supposed to choose our favourite character? Well, we’re here to help! Simply take our intuitive quiz below to find out which Shakespeare character you are!
Love the Bard and all things theatrical? Be sure to pop by Shakespeare’s Globe for an incredible behind-the-scenes look and tour of the iconic playhouse. This reconstruction of the original Elizabethan playhouse built in 1599, Shakespeare’s Globe is a timber frame building with an open-air stage, maintaining an authentic feel of Shakespeare’s time.
So, which Shakespeare character are you? Did we get it right? Let us know in the comments!