Celebrate Shakespeare Week With 70% Off The Touch Press Shakespeare's Sonnets App

Touch Press are celebrating Shakespeare Week with a fantastic offer on their much praised The Sonnets app by offering a 70% discount.

The app, available for iPad, offers specially filmed performances of all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets by a cast of Shakepearean actors and experts, including David Tennant, Sir Patrick Stewart, Fiona Shaw, Sir Andrew Motion, Oliver Ford Davies and Jemma Redgrave. The performances, totalling over two hours of video, are augmented by the complete Arden edition text and notes, a commentary by poet Don Paterson, a facsimile of the original 1609 Quarto and the ability to share the performances by Twitter, Facebook or email.

Watch David Tennant's reading of Sonnet 18: 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day' here:

The Sonnets was created by Touch Press, the people behind the best-selling iPad titles The Elements and The Waste Land and was produced and published in partnership with Faber and Faber, Illuminations and the Arden Shakespeare.

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Shakespeare Week is a new national, annual celebration to bring Shakespeare to life vividly for millions of primary school children. The first Shakepeare Week runs from 17th - 23rd March and is being celebrated in schools, theatres, historic sites, museums, galleries, cinemas, and libraries all over the U.K. Find out more about what is going on here.