|Season 2, Episode 20|
|Air date||April 27, 2001|
Episode 49: But, Mama, But...
Episode 51: Rats!
Dreaming Shakespeare is the twentieth episode of Season 2 of Between the Lions, and episode 50 in total.
Everyone in the library dresses up for Shakespeare Day.
- Martha Reader and The Vowelles heat it up with the "e" sound by the letters "E-A" in "meat". (Version 3) (EKA: Teacher's Pet)
- Swami Marmy: Tea Leaves (Versions 1 and 2)
- Balloons: tea, pea, peak, peal, seal
- Moby Duck: Beasley the really white seal (Versions 1 and 2)
- What's Your Name?: The Letters E-A (Version 2) (EKA: Teacher's Pet)
- Barnaby Busterfield and the Pigeons: it must be dream
- Replaced Letter Songs: A Young Seal Had a Dream (Version 2) (EKA: Teacher's Pet)
- Stage: cream, seam, sea, seat, eat, meat
- What's Cooking? with Theo and Cleo: Steam-Cleaned Meat Treat with No Pea Pods and No Peach Pits
- A word from Hollywood star Ms. Roma Downey: easy (Versions 1 and 2)
- Barnaby Busterfield and William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
- Roma Downey was acting as Monica on the TV series Touched by an Angel at the time of this guest appearance.
- Anthony Asbury makes a live appearance in this episode as "Sir Anthony of Asbury."
- This episode was rarely aired after its official broadcast date on PBS. It wasn't included in the 2002 reprint of Season 2 video cassette box set or the Season 2 DVD set.