Best Shakespeare Characters
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Best Shakespeare Characters

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After our recent poll we felt it was time we put together a list of best Shakespeare characters. The Bard created some of the most interesting and unique characters, and so we thought we would throw them all together in one simple list. A number of Shakespeare’s great villains appear on the list as well as some of his larger than life comic characters. Please let us know your favourite character in a comment below.

  • Iago
    1
    Iago

    Othello

  • Lady Macbeth
    2
    Lady Macbeth

    Macbeth

  • Beatrice
    3
    Beatrice

    Much Ado About Nothing

  • Viola
    4
    Viola

    Twelfth Night

  • Shylock
    5
    Shylock

    The Merchant of Venice 

  • King Lear
    6
    King Lear

    King Lear 

  • Falstaff
    7
    Falstaff

    Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • Prospero
    8
    Prospero

    The Tempest 

  • Hamlet
    9
    Hamlet

    Hamlet

  • Titania
    10
    Titania

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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