This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast [YES, we’re back…finally] includes a fun quiz, a great think-piece on music, and some mixed reviews for Shakespeare’s Globe’s experiment. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- How many Shakespeare plays can you name?
- How Shakespeare used music to tell stories
- How Anthony Hopkins’ new King Lear is about to radically reimagine the dying monarch
- Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet comes to Hollywood Fringe Festival
- As You Like It / Hamlet reviews
- Tyrant by Stephen Greenblatt
- King Lear by BBC (review)
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.
The bumper music (Blue Nuke) and the segue music (Sonic Chaos) 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.
The royalty-free “commercial” music (Moose) is courtesy of Bensound, which offers great royalty-free music as well, some of it free!