King John

Bastards. Disputed foreign claims for the throne. No Magna Carta and No Richard Lionheart. Another history that’s less about history than Shakespeare’s contemporary concerns over royal lineage and the succession of power…

Bill Walthall (UCLA '85 English), a former high school English, Shakespeare, and Drama teacher, will read and blog about each of Shakespeare's plays, from The Comedy of Errors through The Tempest.

The Bill / Shakespeare Project