And here I thought Sir Ian McKellan's "Heuristic Shakespeare Project" was the best Shakespearean thing I was going to post about this week. It might still be, to be honest, because I love that idea so very, very much. But this one's got to be in the running.
Adrian Lester, David Morrissey and Eileen Atkins are among the stars performing some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches in a set of videos to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Adrian Lester returns to the role of Hamlet and Roger Allam takes on King Lear for the first time in a major new series of Guardian videos, launched today. Shakespeare Solos, a project to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, brings together a lineup of outstanding actors who each perform a key speech from the plays.