This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Roman histories about our present, punk rock, drunk Titus, Michelle Terry, and lots of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- What Shakespeare’s Roman plays teach us about modern politics
- TNT’s ridiculous “Will” and the problem with reframing history as Punk
- “Women doing Shakespeare knackered.” Titus Andronicus is lewd, bloody and free!
- Butchering Shakespeare
- Shakespeare may have been gay, says artistic director of RSC
- Kenneth Branagh’s Shakespeare has a midlife crisis on The Late Show
- Business Books podcast: Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part Two
- Actor Michelle Terry to replace Emma Rice at Shakespeare’s Globe
- We need robots to have morals. Could Shakespeare and Austen help?
- ‘You create that chemistry’: How actors fall in instant love
- Shakespeare meets ‘Mad Men’ in The Taming of the Shrew
- Cymbeline by Shakespeare & Company (review)
- Henry V by Delaware Shakespeare (reviews: Philly.com | News Works)
- The Tempest by Annapolis Shakespeare Company (review)
- Romeo and Juliet by Utah Shakespeare Festival (review)
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Utah Shakespeare Festival (review)
- Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare’s Globe (reviews: Financial Times | Evening Standard | Guardian | Telegraph)
This podcast was recorded with a Yeti microphone by Blue Microphones on an iPad Air 2, using GarageBand for iOS. It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
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