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  1. Shakespeare and the American Dream. Part 2 (2016 Radio)

    aka: Shakespeare in Obama’s America

    Series
    Compass: Shakespeare in the World
    Producer
    Maggie Ayre

    Radio broadcast, Writer Robert McCrum goes to America to assess Shakespeare’s appeal. In Washington he discovers that his plays are used to discuss ideas of power and politics. He meets Stephen Sondheim...

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  2. Shakespeare and the American Dream. Part 1 (2016 Radio)

    aka: Shakespeare in Obama’s America

    Series
    Compass: Shakespeare in the World
    Producer
    Maggie Ayre

    Radio broadcast, Writer Robert McCrum goes to America to assess Shakespeare’s appeal. In Nashville he watched Henry V set during the Civil War.Composer Stephen Sondheim and actor Alec Baldwin contribute....

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  3. Shakespeare in India (2016 Radio)

    Series
    Compass: Shakespeare in the World
    Producer
    Maggie Ayre

    Radio broadcast. Nikki Bedi discovers that Shakespeare’s reach extends as far as Bollywood to the slums of Mumbai, where young practitioners are taking the plays and making them fresh for a 21st-century...

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  4. Love (2016 Radio)

    Series
    Shakespeare Speaks

    BBC World Service series discussing Shakespeare’s language and how many of his phrases are in current use. The edition on Love discusses "The course of true love never did run smooth", ‘green-eyed...

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  5. Grief (2016 Radio)

    Series
    Shakespeare Speaks

    BBC World Service series discussing Shakespeare’s language and how many of his phrases are in current use. The edition on grief discusses "at one fell swoop", ‘more in sorrow than in anger’ and...

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  6. Madness (2016 Radio)

    Series
    Shakespeare Speaks

    BBC World Service series discussing Shakespeare’s language and how many of his phrases are in current use. The edition on madness discusses "That way madness lies", ‘there is method in my madness’...

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  7. Courage (2016 Radio)

    Series
    Shakespeare Speaks

    BBC World Service series discussing Shakespeare’s language and how many of his phrases are in current use. The edition on courage discusses "A tower of strength", "once more unto breach" and "band of...

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  8. Living Shakespeare (2016 Film, Video)

    Producer
    Jonathan Wells

    Living Shakespeare is a collection of filmed essays commissioned by the British Council as part of the Shakespeare Lives project which celebrates Shakespeare’s influence on culture, language, education and...

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  9. Bard Brain of Britain (2016 Radio)

    Series
    Brain of Britain
    Producer
    Paul Bajoria

    Radio broadcast. Russell Davies hosts a special Shakespeare-themed edition of the ‘Brain of Britain’ quiz to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. The guests contestants are...

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  10. Big Life, The (2006 Radio, Video)

    aka: The Ska Musical

    Series
    Play of the Week (BBC World Service)
    Director
    Clint Dyer
    Producer
    Rosalynd Ward

    Based loosely on the plot of Love’s Labour’s Lost, the action of this much acclaimed ska musical is set in 1950s London. The Big Life follows the fortunes of a group of Caribbean immigrants arriving in...

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