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Shakespeare’s England in 1606

Synopsis
Audio podcast. Mark Lawson talks to American author James Shapiro about the events of 1606, the year in which Shakespeare is reputed to have written Antony and Cleopatra, King Lear and Macbeth, also touching on the return of the plague to England in the aftermath of the gunpowder plot.
Series
Nt Talks
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
7 May 2018
Duration
32:13

Credits

Contributor
James Shapiro; Mark Lawson

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
London

Notes

Notes
Recorded at the National Theatre, London.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.mixcloud.com/NTTalks/shakespeares-england-in-1606-with-james-shapiro/

Production Company

Name

National Theatre

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