Lego celebrate William Shakespeare

Shakespeare in stained glass at the Chateau Impney Hotel

This year, the whole world commemorates 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare and to mark this landmark anniversary, famous scenes from Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream have been immortalised in LEGO bricks.

Happy 400th Anniversary to the Bard of Avon from LEGO UK

Chosen by young Shakespeare fans, the most well-loved moments include the balcony scene from Romeo & Juliet, witches scene from Macbeth and Bottom being transformed into a donkey from A Midsummer Night’s Dream – now all brought to life in LEGO bricks with a 2016 twist.

As the countdown to the celebrations in the Bard’s hometown of Stratford-on-Avon this weekend continue, take a look at the LEGO UK interpretation of scenes from some of the most performed plays in history.