A bust of Shakespeare with an orange glow on a green background

Shakespeare: Guess the play based on the news headline

William Shakespeare is perhaps the greatest playwright in English history and one of the most influential writers in the world. But how well do you know his work? Let’s put your knowledge to the test and see if you can match these modern headlines with the correct Shakespeare plays.

Question 1 out of 10:

“Tragic love story: Family wars turn deadly for star-crossed lovers!”

Two pink paper heart cutouts on a black background
Question 2 out of 10:

“Murder and madness unleashed: A thirst for power turns fatal!”

Spinning blur
Question 3 out of 10:

“Ghostly revelation: The king’s murder haunts Danish prince!”

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Question 4 out of 10:

“Jealousy takes a dark turn: Love and betrayal have devastating consequences!”

A moody cat
Question 5 out of 10:

“Mischief in the woods: Enchanted lovers caught in a whirlwind of chaos!”

Woodland
Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

[This doesn’t affect your result]
A photo of the V&A collection of a toy Jabba the Glob made by Hasbro for the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. The toy is green and shows Jabba with a frog hanging out of his mouth next to a tub of Star Wars slime.

Yes and I love it! 15%

I already knew about it. 11%

Nope, it’s new to me! 38%

Not really sure what it is? 36%

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Question 6 out of 10:

“Jealous family betray ageing king”

Aged hands
Question 7 out of 10:

“Confusion galore: Siblings find themselves in a hilarious mix-up!”

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Question 8 out of 10:

“Love triangle sparks scandal: Twins’ chaos unleashes twists and turns!”

A dog with glasses and a fake nose on their face
Question 9 out of 10:

“Battleground of hearts in Sicily! Royal wedding plans turn sour!”

Wedding rings
Question 10 out of 10:

“Epic battle for power and redemption: Shipwrecks and sorcery!”

A shipwrecked boat

Are you ready to get your results?