Holy Trinity Church of England

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The world according to Shakespeare.



Take a trip into the world of Shakespeare. Learn about the man himself: who he was, the life he lived and what he was famous for. Immerse yourself in one of his play writes. Listen to the story of The Tempest and introduce yourselves to the classic Shakespearean characters. Listen. Read. Enjoy. 

Who was Shakespeare?

Introducing Shakespeare | Shakespeare |

The Tempest 


The Tempest is a play about magic, betrayal, love and forgiveness. It is set on an island somewhere near Italy where Prospero, the one-time Duke of Milan, and his beautiful daughter, Miranda, live with a sprite called Ariel and a strange wildman called Caliban.


Watch the videos below to hear me read the story to you. Alternatively, Click on the link and watch the short video clips retelling the story. 

The Tempest Part 1.mp4

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The Tempest Part 2.mp4

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The Tempest Explained.mp4

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