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Was Shakespeare Gay?

Synopsis
A ten-part podcast series, presented by Jennifer Reid, from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, exploring some of the most frequently asked questions about Shakespeare’s life. This episode discusses the nature of friendship, sexuality and self-identification in Shakespeare’s time and looks at evidence from the texts, in particular the sonnets. Guests are Michael Dobson, Gregory Doran and Stanley Wells.
Series
Let’s Talk Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Recording date
2015
Duration
35 mins

Credits

Contributor
Gregory Doran; Jennifer Reid; Michael Dobson; Stanley Wells

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; homosexuality; sexuality; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
https://itunes.apple.com/ai/podcast/shakespeare-birthplace-trust/id1049736462 (accessed 6/2016).
General
The podcasts were posted between 9 November 2015 and 11 January 2016 and are of 20-40 minutes duration.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/explore-shakespeare/podcast/was-shakespeare-gay/
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Distributor

Name

iTunes

Web
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