If you really want to know Shakespeare, you have to step inside his world.
Celebrate #ShakespeareSaturday on YouTube with DIY History,
the show where we explore recipes, games, and crafts from the life of William Shakespeare that you can do at home.
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Hello there, I'm Cassidy Cash.
I believe that if you want to understand Shakesepeare's works, then learning about the man himself is essential. Each week, I explore the life of William Shakespeare, sharing my discoveries along the way. My work focuses on helping fellow Shakespeareans learn something new about the bard. I specialize in the real life aspects of Shakespeare's lifetime, especially card games! I live in Birmingham, AL with my husband, two boys, and a small zoo of rescue animals. You can read more of my story here on the about page.
R&J in three minutes delivers precisely on its title, and in so doing has dash, and wit, and (as you might expect), economy.
Technically, its impressive, as is its lightness of tone. It really highlights both the simplicity of Shakespeares storytelling at the core, [and the] enormous leap he makes from the bare bones of the plot highlighted here, to the sublime treatment he applies ot the final work.
This film made me smile, and made me lean in to see what happens next, and it made me admire its magic and wizardry. Cassidy Cash has made a memorable and original film.
Watch Romeo and Juliet in 3 Minutes
My animated plays are now available on Amazon Prime. You can watch them anywhere you use Prime for Free as a Prime member (Not a member? That's ok, you can buy it for $9.99 or rent it for $2.99)
Sweetbreads in Shakespeare's lifetime referred to the thymus or the pancreas of a cow or lamb. Neil Buttery joins us to share their history.
Plants in Susanna Shakespeare's garden are being given new life in a project that aims to explore women's healthy from the 16th century.
Armadillos in the 16th century were a new species, collected for curiosity, and displayed in artwork. Learn their history with Peter Mason.