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#Engage: Meera Syal…teams up with Professor Green? For Shakespeare?


One of the world’s biggest consumer electronics giants is bringing Shakespeare to the generation blighted by short attention spans and video gaming.

Samsung, in partnership with the venerable Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), have released a ground-breaking new android app hoping to inspire students into exploring Shakespeare, both in the classroom and beyond.

In one of the first tests for the new app, Samsung brought together the unique pairing of British Asian actress Meera Syal, the star of innumerable Shakespearean dramas (of both varieties) with Professor Green, one of Britain’s biggest rap artists to perform the Bard at a school in northwest London.

This is what happened:

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