Email to Shakespeare
Wednesday 24 February 2016 to Wednesday 23 March 2016
British Council, 5 Fuller Road, Dhaka-1000

An Email Writing Competition

Shakespeare Lives is a global programme of events and activities commemorating the world's most popular playwright's work. This year, we are celebrating the enduring influence of a man whose legacy is undoubtedly unmatched. The British Council Bangladesh is inviting you to join us in celebrating the life of William Shakespeare. 

In the world of technology, email has provided us a convenient way of communication. All of us have sent emails to our friends, families and colleagues. However, have you ever thought to send an email 400 years back to the greatest writer in English Language, William Shakespeare?

In order to give you an exciting opportunity to express your feelings about Shakespeare's works in a digitised way, we have launched a creative competition named ‘Email to Shakespeare’. To participate in this competition, you will have a to write an email to us and we will select the best email writers who will be awarded by 23 April 2016. All you have to do is to read or watch a piece from the writer, either a play or a poem, and express your feelings through the email in English.

Deadline for submission

24 March 2016


  • Group A: 11 – 14 years
  • Group B: 15 - 17 years
  • Group C: 18 years and above

Please mention your name, group, age and date of birth, email address, contact address and cell phone number at the end of the email as your email signature.

Please send the email to with the subject line 'Email to Shakespeare'.