Professor David Crystal OBE

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:24:00 BST

Professor David Crystal OBE, writer, editor, lecturer and broadcaster...

...talks about Shakespeare, Downton Abbey and Babel magazine.

Professor David Crystal OBE has earned an eminent reputation as a writer, editor, lecturer and broadcaster in language and linguistics and he is also the Linguistic Advisor of Babel magazine, whose co-editors and founders are University of Huddersfield professors Lesley Jeffries and Dan McIntyre.  David received an Honorary Doctorate of the University from the University of Huddersfield and here he talks about Babel, his work on Shakespeare, the King James Bible and future projects, including the Oxford Thesaurus.

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