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Shakespeare in Bits

A new, exciting, multimedia approach to learning and teaching Shakespeare’s plays - Shakespeare In Bits brings The Bard’s most popular plays to life through magnificently animated re-enactment, full audio and unabridged text in one comprehensive package.

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Making Shakespeare Easier!

Make studying Shakespeare easy and enjoyable with Shakespeare In Bits for your iPad, iPhone, Mac or PC.

Julius CaesarJulius Caesar

Experience the historical tragedy that marked the end of the Roman Republic.

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Experience the entirety of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy.

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Romeo & JulietRomeo & Juliet

Fall in love with Shakespeare’s timeless story of love, vengeance and tragedy.

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Read, watch and listen to one of Shakespeare’s most widely-studied plays.

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A Midsummer Night’s DreamA Midsummer Night’s Dream

Enjoy this magical romp through one of the Shakespeare’s most enduringly funny plays.

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Check back soon for more plays in the Shakespeare In Bits series.

Shakespeare In Bits Why Shakespeare In Bits?

Handy in-line translations for antiquated phrases and words are literally only a touch away, along with full study notes for every section, analyses, plot summaries, cast biographies and relationships - everything that you need to make understanding and appreciating Shakespeare attainable.

The Bard hasn’t been this easy to enjoy in over 400 years!

A New Way to Experience Shakespeare

The only study guide you will ever need to truly

understand and appreciate the works of Shakespeare.

Play textCompletely Unabridged Play Text

Understand and appreciate the linguistic richness of Shakespeare’s plays with the original play text, broken into easily digested ‘bits’. In-line translation helps you to understand difficult words and phrases within the context of the original play text.

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Hear It See It

Hear ItSee ItHear it, See it

Each title includes hours of high-resolution animation with professional audio soundtrack, helping you to decode and comprehend Shakespeare's fertile prose quickly and efficiently. The text, presented side-by-side with animated action, is easy to follow with portions of text being highlighted as they are spoken in the play. The integrated combination of text, audio and graphics is designed to facilitate learners of varying abilities and learning styles.

Character BuildingCharacter Building

Biographies for each cast character can be accessed from the main play or through a dedicated cast feature. An illustrated character relationship map demonstrates key characters and their inter-relationships in the play.

Character Building
Ace The Exam

Ace The ExamAce that Exam

Each Shakespeare In Bits title provides a wide selection of integrated analyses and study notes for each scene to help you understand plot summaries, key themes, language, imagery and quotes from the play. An easy-to-navigate visual scene selection menu is also provided to help you to quickly get familiar with the play’s sequence of events or to jump to your scene of choice.


   Multiple formats to suit your needs

Shakespeare In Bits is available in a number of different purchase options to suit your needs. Single-user and multi-user versions are available for use by teachers and students of all ages – in the classroom and beyond.

Shakespeare In Bits

What They're Saying

  • iPad Insight

    "..all of the various ‘bits’ that make up the app are executed extremely well and easy to spend time on."

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    "The navigation of this iPad app is highly intuitive. Student comfort levels would be quickly reached."

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Demos of all 5 plays are available. Click here to try them out today.