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  1. Astor Place Riot (2018 Audio)

    aka: Episode 96

    Series
    Shakespeare Unlimited
    Producer
    Esther French; Richard Paul

    How did the staging of two simultaneous productions of Macbeth result in a riot that killed almost 30 people on May 10 1849? To shed light on this extraordinary event, Barbara Bogaev interviews two leading...

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  2. Benjamin Curns (2018 Audio)

    Series
    State of Shakespeare, The

    A stalwart of the American Shakespeare Center, Benjamin Curns describes the perspective he’s developed by performing the Bard’s during his 16 years at the Center. This perspective is brought to bear in...

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  3. Macbeth (2017 Film)

    Director
    Kit Monkham
    Producer
    Alan Latham; Tom Mattinson

    One of King Duncan’s best generals, Macbeth is showered with honours at court having achieved a great victory. When some drifters prophesy that he will be King and encouraged by the ambitions of his wife,...

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  4. Shakespeare and War (2017 Audio)

    aka: To the Battle He Came

    Series
    Shakespeare Unlimited
    Producer
    Richard Paul

    Actor and US Army veteren, William Wolfert sheds examines the spoken words of soldiers in Shakespeare’s texts in order to shed light on how war affects men and women who serve. This exploration is the...

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  5. I Shall Tell You a Pretty Tale (2017 Audio)

    aka: Shakespeare in Science Fiction

    Series
    Shakespeare Unlimited

    The performance of Shakespeare’s plays in the future is examined by Sarah Annes Brown, the co-director of the Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England.

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  6. The Weird Sisters (2017 Radio, Video)

    aka: BBC Schools Radio, Macbeth Episode 1

    Series
    Macbeth

    In 11th century Scotland, Macbeth sees off a Norwegian invasion and sets of with his friend and fellow soldier, Banquo, to bring the good news to the King. On the way, they encounter three Weird Sisters...

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  7. All Hail, Macbeth! Thane of Cawdor! (2017 Radio, Video)

    aka: BBC Schools Radio, Macbeth Episode 2

    Series
    Macbeth

    Upon arriving at King Duncan’s camp, Macbeth is greeted by nobles who tell him that he is the new Thane of Cawdor. However, when King Duncan arrives, he reveals that his son Malcolm will be the heir to...

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  8. Daggers for King Duncan (2017 Radio, Video)

    aka: BBC Schools Radio, Macbeth Episode 3

    Series
    Macbeth

    Having read about King Duncan’s pledge to make his son, Malcolm his heir, Lady Macbeth encourages her husband to grasp his destiny. A reluctant usurper, Macbeth manages to kill Duncan. After the deed is...

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