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Americans React to Alastair Stewart’s Resignation over Shakespeare Quote

Synopsis
This is a ‘reaction video’ by YouTube broadcasters ‘The Modern Family’ (UK-based American couple, Felipe and Lillian) to Talk Radio host Julia Hartley-Brewer talking about Alastair Stewart’s resignation from ITV due to a Twitter exchange with Martin Shapland where he quoted Shakespeare’s ‘angry ape’ speech from Measure For Measure.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Transmission details
9 Mar 2020
Duration
21:17

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Broadcasting; Shakespeare

Notes

General
The lines quoted by Stewart in his original tweet (since deleted) were from Act 2 Scene 2 from Measure For Measure, where Isabella says:
'... but man, proud man,
Drest in a little brief authority,
Most ignorant of what he’s most assured,
His glassy essence, like an angry ape’

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/qPTtkXQl3WM
Online format
Streamed

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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