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How Much was Shakespeare Worth?

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. Most of the documents that survive about Shakespeare life detail his business and financial dealings. This episode looks at what these documents can tell us about Shakespeare worth at different points in his life, as well as where he got this money and what happened to it. Guests are Professor Michael Dobson, Dr Elizabeth Dollimore, Professor Stanley Wells, Dr Robert Bearman and Dr Tara Hamling,
Series
Let’s Talk Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
2015
Duration
36 mins

Credits

Contributor
Elizabeth Dollimore; Jennifer Reid; Michael Dobson; Robert Bearman; Stanley Wells; Tara Hamling

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; 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 format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Distributor

Name

iTunes

Web
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