Michael Dobson is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Birmingham and Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK. His publications include Shakespeare and Amateur Performance: A Cultural History (2011), The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (with Stanley Wells, 2001; revised, with Will Sharpe and Erin Sullivan, 2015), England’s Elizabeth: An Afterlife in Fame and Fantasy (with Nicola Watson, 2002), and The Making of the National Poet: Shakespeare, Adaptation and Authorship, 1660–1769 (1992). Estelle Rivier-Arnaud is Senior Lecturer at the University of Maine, Le Mans, France, and a specialist of Shakespeare’s drama on the contemporary stage. Her publications include Shakespeare dans la Maison de Molière (2012) and Shakespeare in Performance (2013), as well as numerous articles, play-reviews and a collection of poems. Since 2006, she has been directing an amateur theatre company, Act’ en scène, with which she is currently on tour.