Dr. Jacquie Mullender is a private tutor, freelance lecturer and independent scholar based in Kidderminster. Her PhD thesis (University of Birmingham 2011) was on the language of Shakespeare's late plays. She has taught  both Shakespeare and Language at Birmingham University and other universities in the region, and has many years' experience of teaching A level (Literature and Language and Literature) and GCSE, both full time in FE and as a private tutor. She has been an A level examiner (English Literature and Language and Literature) since 2005, and is currently working on a book about Shakespeare's The Tempest.