Shakespeare 400

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.

  • Image of Gasholder Park, London
    Image courtesy of UAL

    UAL to perform Brave New World at Shakespeare in the Park

    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.

  • Man in performance costume surrounded by smoke
    Photographer: Alex Traylen Work by: Daphne Karstens MA Costume Design for Performance, London College of Fashion

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