He’s the most famous playwright in the world and everyone has encountered one of Shakespeare’s plays at some point.
Britain’s best-known playwright died in 1616, but his plays continue to have a lasting influence on English literature and culture - in school lessons, on TV and in film.
But do you know your history from your tragedy? Can you remember who killed who? And do you know all the weird and wonderful facts about The Bard’s works?
Take our quiz to find out how well you know the works of William Shakespeare.