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Does Shakespeare Silence Women?

Synopsis
This podcast is a collaboration between The Telegraph and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). In this edition, Claire Allfree questions the role of women in Shakespeare and whether he gives them a voice. Does descending into madness make victims of Ophelia and Lady Macbeth? Why do Queen Anne and Princess Katherine go silent as soon as they are married? And what on earth should 21st-century audiences make of Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew? Joining Claire in the discussion are acclaimed actors Sylvestra le Touzel and Debbie Korley, and director Nancy Meckler.
Series
Much Ado About Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
13 Aug 2018
Duration
32:35

Credits

Contributor
Claire Allfree; Debbie Korley; Nancy Meckler; Sylvestra Le Touzel

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Women’s studies; Shakespeare
Keywords
Elizabethan drama; women

Online Availability

Online URL
https://muchadoaboutshakespeare.podcast.telegraph.co.uk/e/shakespeare-8-does-shakespeare-silence-women/
Online format
Streamed/Download

Sponsor

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Publisher

Name

Telegraph, The

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