We hope this website serves as a crossroads and meeting place. If you don't know what the fuss is about go to Why the Question? and read the Declaration of Reasonable Doubt. Who we are and What we do will tell you of our past activities and future plans. If you are interested in finding out more, upcoming lectures and related events can be found under News and Events. If you want to go straight to your favourite candidate just click on the face or name. If you cannot find your candidate here and know of a website we could link to here at the crossroads, contact us.
Yours in doubt
Trustee of the Shakespearean Authorship Trust
The Shakespearean Authorship Trust is a registered charity dedicated to discovering the truth about the authorship of the works we know as William Shakespeare's. You can help:
We recommend two books to anyone interesting in discovering more about the Shakespeare Authorship Question. Both were financially assisted by the Shakespearean Authorship Trust.
PAPERBACK: Shakespeare's Unorthodox Biography: New Evidence of an Authorship Problem by Diana Price
For those new to the Authorship controversy, this book will help you understand and appreciate why the Question exists at all. The author does not promote any alternative candidate, but clearly analyses the evidence for suggesting that Shakespeare's authorship of all the plays and poems conventionally attributed to him can reasonably be called into doubt. For those familiar with the Authorship Question, Diana Price's brilliant book is affordable at last! Buy it at Amazon.com or Amazon UK
E-BOOK: Shakespeare: The Evidence by Ros Barber
Updated and enlarged on a monthly basis, Shakespeare: The Evidence aims to be comprehensive resource listing all the evidence and arguments for and against William Shakspere of Stratford-upon-Avon as the author of the works attributed to him. Searchable and hyperlinked to numerous web-based resources, you can access it in all electronic formats, whether Kindle, nook, smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. Print out pages of the PDF version and use it as you wish. Contribute evidence, arguments and counter-arguments currently not covered. Buy the book and get involved at   leanpub.com/Shakespeare.
News and Forthcoming Events
Shakespeare: The Evidence
A new project sponsored by the Shakespearean Authorship Trust. A comprehensive, searchable and hyperlinked e-book
covering the all the relevant evidence, arguments and counter-arguments regarding William Shakespeare's authorship of the works attributed to him. First instalment released Tuesday 26th November 2013.
Shakespeare: The Hidden Truth
Jorgen Friberg's full-length documentary feature, Shakespeare: The Hidden Truth, had its UK premiere at the Cambridge Film Festival on 22 September 2013. This film documents the research of Norwegian polymath Petter Amundssen on Francis Bacon's involvement in the production of the First Folio, sceptically examined by Stratfordian scholar Robert Crompton.
Last Will. & Testament, the major documentary which had an advance screening at last year's SAT Gathering held at Shakespeare's Globe in November 2011, was shown on Sky Arts 2 on Monday 19th August 2013. See here.
For further information on the advance screening of the film, which was shown at our 2011 SAT Gathering at Shakespeare's Globe, go to our Conference page.
Ros Barber's highly acclaimed new novel in verse,
The Marlowe Papers, won the Desmond Elliott prize for Debut Fiction in June 2013. For more information please visit the author's website here.
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