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Macbeth and the Gunpowder Plot of 1606

Synopsis
Recording of an online event held using Zoom in which Erin Sloan and guests (including Dr Jim Horne, Barbara Zahora and Tyler Madeley) explore how the gunpowder plot of 1605 may have influenced Shakespeare when he wrote Macbeth. Introduced by Peter Garino, the presentation is followed by a Q&A.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Recording date
19 Feb 2021
Duration
118 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
History; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
The recording begins with an apology for the title typo as it should read 1605.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/ktX2H2Iqbq8

Sponsor

Name

Shakespeare Project of Chicago

Distributor

Name

YouTube

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

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