Joining activities across the UK to mark Shakespeare’s 400 year legacy, we explore Shakespearian costume design from our archive alongside the latest innovative UAL costume design and radical theatre performance.
From the original costume design for John Gielgud’s Hamlet in 1944 to the latest innovative UAL costume designs for Macbeth and Richard III, explore how Shakespeare’s characters have changed in the last 70 years.
Shakespearian costume designs of WWII from our archive
Original watercolour sketches of costume designs for some of Shakespeare’s most famous characters from WWII era. Designed by Jeanetta Cochrane who studied and then led costume design at Central Saint Martins through two World Wars from 1914-1957. View more of Jeanetta Cochrane’s designs.
Brave New World will be performed outside in the Gasholder Park in King’s Cross, London – 6pm on 22 & 23 April 2016. The 5 act play will be performed by actors from UAL's prestigious MA Acting course.
Find out what other great things have been going on at UAL and its six internationally-renowned Colleges.