The English-Speaking Union

The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition

Documents and Forms

This page is the primary host of all current competition documents, forms, handbooks and other resources. If what you're looking for is not here, it may be forthcoming. 


Click here for Customizable School Posters. Instructions available here


 Click here for the 2023 School Participation Form

2023 School Winner Form: Click Here

2023 Monologue and Sonnet Packets

2023 Monologue Packet 
2023 Sonnet Packet 


2023 Student Handbook 
2023 Teacher Handbook 
2023 Judge Handbook
2023 Branch Handbook 

Remote Competition Tool Kit for TeachersTurnkey strategies and exercises for remote, hybrid or in-classroom teaching!


2023 School Competition Fillable Certificates 
2023 Branch Competition Fillable Certificates 

Press Releases

2023 Branch Pre-Competition Press Release 
2023 Branch Post-Competition Press Release 

Photo Release

2023 Branch Competition Photo Release Form