Year of Shakespeare: The Olympics Opening CeremonyFestivalsYear of Shakespeare

  • Erin Sullivan

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.


What did people make of Shakespeare’s role in the ‘Isles of Wonder’ Olympic Opening Ceremony last night? Here are some thoughts from Twitter – you can add your voice to the mix in the comments below!


To read more reviews of the performances and events that are a part of the World Shakespeare Festival, visit Year of Shakespeare.

Author: Erin Sullivan

Erin Sullivan is Lecturer and Fellow at the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham. She is currently editing a book about Shakespeare and the Olympics, and she blogs at You can follow Erin on Twitter @_erinsullivan_