British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Shakespeare and War

Alternative title
To the Battle He Came
Synopsis
Actor and US Army veteren, William Wolfert sheds examines the spoken words of soldiers in Shakespeare’s texts in order to shed light on how war affects men and women who serve. This exploration is the heart of his one man show "Cry Havoc" and the specialist acting classes he provides for veterens to help them to adjust to normal life.
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English (United States)
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2017
Notes
Episode 81 in "Shakespeare Unlimited" - a series of podcasts about Shakespeare in the world.
Subjects
Psychiatry; Social sciences; Shakespeare
Keywords
armed forces; Caesar, Julius; Civilians; mental disorders; mental health; Richard III; war; war injuries; Henry V; Macbeth, King of Scots (b? -1057); Othello (character)

Online availability

URI
https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/war-stephan-wolfert
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Producer
Richard Paul
Editor
Esther Ferington; Gail Kern Paster
Contributor
Barbara Bogaev; Michael Whitmore
Cast
Stephan Wolfert 

Production Company

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA
View this record on the Shakespeare site for additional details

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 173 times.