Lecture on Shakespeare's Sonnets

  • Roy Booth (Speaker)

Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar


Introduced the sonnets via early reader responses, especially to the so-called 'Dark Lady' sonnets.

Introductory speaker at day long event organised by the Guildhall Library, London. Various celebrity actors and volunteers then did a read-through of all the sonnets. Part of the 450th Anniversary celebrations. A well-publicised and well-attended public event
Period30 Apr 2023


  • Shakespeare; sonnets