Podcast 26: Richard the Third Preview

This week’s podcast includes a preview of our month-long discussion of Richard the Third, including a sampling of different versions of the opening soliloquy (including Olivier, “An Age of Kings,” BBC Collected Works, English Shakespeare Company, McKellen, Branagh, and Royal Shakespeare Company), a review of the film Me and Orson Welles, and a recap of this week’s blog entries.

YouTube videos:

Ron Cook (BBC, 1983), Jonathan Slinger (2007), and Ian McKellen (1995), compared:
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Kenneth Branagh (2001, audio only):

Andrew Jarvis (English Shakespeare Company, 1989):
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Me and Orson Welles official trailer:
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Podcast Credits

This podcast was recorded using a Blue Snowball microphone onto a Dell XPS 400 computer, using Adobe Soundbooth recording and editing software.

The bumper music (Loop 90) and the segue music (Morning Show Segue) are courtesy of Royalty Free Music.com, which offers a comprehensive music library of production music for your various royalty free music needs including full albums, tracks and free music clips, loops, and beats available for download.


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