Glass and Glassware in 16-17th Century England

Glass and Glassware in 16-17th Century England

Glass is used over 80 times in Shakespeare’s works, including to talk about specific kinds of glass like pilot’s glass in Alls Well That Ends Well, and “the glasses of my sight” in Coriolanus. We can see from the surviving Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford...
Coffee and Tea for Shakespeare’s Lifetime

Coffee and Tea for Shakespeare’s Lifetime

That Shakespeare Life is supported by listeners who sign up to be our patrons. Join our listener community today. This website contains affiliate links. Coffee, tea, and chocolate may be regular items in the daily lives of the English today, but for Shakespeare these...
Did Women Act on Stage?

Did Women Act on Stage?

Just like Shakespeare, our work is supported by patrons! You can support the work we do here and be a part of a community of Shakespeareans, then consider becoming a patron. This website contains affiliate links. Welcome to Episode 219 of That Shakespeare Life, the...