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King Lear

Synopsis
This six-episode podcast miniseries looks at the political currents that influenced Shakespeare and how they apply to the world today. Hosted by Isaac Butler. If a nation can be thought of as a family, what happens when the family running the nation falls apart? At the exact moment that King James I wanted to unite England and Scotland, Shakespeare answered this question with his masterpiece of tyranny, madness and betrayal..
Series
Lend Me Your Ears
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
10 Jul 2018
Duration
33:55

Credits

Contributor
Isaac Butler

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
monarchy; political debate

Online Availability

Online URL
http://traffic.megaphone.fm/SLT2316082094.mp3
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Slate Plus

Email
slateoffice@slate.com
Web
https://slate.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 445-5330
Address
15 MetroTech Center, 8th Floor
Brooklyn
New York, 11201

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