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Paul Prescott

For the National:

He has acted, adapted and taught Shakespeare in a range of countries and contexts, from Cuba to Japan. His books include the Arden Performance Edition of Othello; Reviewing Shakespeare; Shakespeare on European Festival Stages; Shakespeare on the Global Stage and A Year of Shakespeare. He is the co-founder of the annual festival ‘Shakespeare in Yosemite’ in Yosemite National Park, California, and has adapted and dramaturged many of Shakespeare’s plays for a range of professional companies, including Macbeth for the National Theatre.


(Updated November 2022)