The taming of the shrew
Part of the A Shakespeare Story series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Lovely Bianca has a queue of admirers anxious to marry her.
But her older sister, Katharina, must get married first.
Katharina has such a fiery temper she is known as 'the shrew', and no man is brave enough to propose.
Can Petruchio tame her with his outrageous behaviour?
With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Marriage in The Taming of the Shrew.
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