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Jo Nesbo: Macbeth

Synopsis
Audio podcast. Rosie Goldsmith speaks to Norwegian thriller writer Jo Nesbo, who has written a crime novel set in the 1970s inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The books has been published as part of the Hogarth Shakespeare Series in which celebrated authors re-imagine the plays of the Bard. Other books in the series include: Edward St. Aubyn’s Dunbar (from King Lear), Tracy Chevalier’s New Boy (from Othello), Margaret Atwood’s Hag Seed (from The Tempest), Anne Tyler’s Vinegar Girl (from The Taming of the Shrew), Howard Jacobson’s Shylock is my Name (from The Merchant of Venice) and Jeanette Winterson’s The Gap of Time (from The Winter’s Tale).
Series
Nt Talks
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
19 Apr 2018
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Contributor
Jo Nesbo

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Scotland

Notes

Notes
Recorded at the National Theatre, London.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.mixcloud.com/NTTalks/jo-nesbo-macbeth/

Production Company

Name

National Theatre

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