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Shakespeare Unlimited

By Folger Shakespeare Library

Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Discover it all at www.folger.edu. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.

  1. 1.
    Shakespeare Uncovered16 October 2018
    28:07
  2. 2.
    Understanding Peter Sellars2 October 2018
    39:31
  3. 3.
    Imagining Shakespeare's Wife18 September 2018
    35:30
  4. 4.
    Steven Berkoff: Shakespeare's Heroes and Villains4 September 2018
    32:28
  5. 5.
    Pop Sonnets (rebroadcast)21 August 2018
    24:31
  6. 6.
    Kenneth Turan: Joe Papp and Shakespeare in the Park7 August 2018
    35:32
  7. 7.
    Still Dreaming: Shakespeare with Seniors24 July 2018
    32:33
  8. 8.
    Elizabeth Norton: The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women10 July 2018
    32:18
  1. 9.
    Stephen Greenblatt on Shakespeare's Tyrants27 June 2018
    37:18
  2. 10.
    Antioch Shakespeare Festival: John Lithgow, Robin Lithgow, and Tony Dallas12 June 2018
    40:35
  3. 11.
    Paterson Joseph: Julius Caesar and Me29 May 2018
    34:29
  4. 12.
    Stephen Alford: London's Triumph15 May 2018
    31:33
  5. 13.
    Astor Place Riot1 May 2018
    31:26
  6. 14.
    How Shakespeare Changed My Life17 April 2018
    33:28
  7. 15.
    Antony Sher3 April 2018
    36:25
  8. 16.
    Dennis McCarthy and June Schlueter on the George North Manuscript20 March 2018
    34:44
  9. 17.
    Derek Jacobi: Acting Shakespeare6 March 2018
    28:09
  10. 18.
    Derek Jacobi: Playing Hamlet20 February 2018
    29:07
  11. 19.
    Bernard Cornwell: Fools and Mortals6 February 2018
    32:01
  12. 20.
    Orson Welles23 January 2018
    30:56
  13. 21.
    Marketing Shakespeare9 January 2018
    35:28
  14. 22.
    Sights, Sounds, and Smells of Elizabethan Theater13 December 2017
    32:12
  15. 23.
    Tang Xianzu and Shakespeare in China29 November 2017
    36:07
  16. 24.
    Shakespeare and Science Fiction14 November 2017
    28:34
  17. 25.
    Edward St. Aubyn on Dunbar1 November 2017
    30:34
  18. 26.
    Myths About Shakespeare (rebroadcast)17 October 2017
    26:24
  19. 27.
    Shakespeare in Swahililand3 October 2017
    34:29
  20. 28.
    Barry Edelstein: Thinking Shakespeare19 September 2017
    35:04
  21. 29.
    Shakespeare and War5 September 2017
    35:11
  22. 30.
    Bernstein, Shakespeare, and West Side Story22 August 2017
    31:53
  23. 31.
    Shakespeare's Kitchen8 August 2017
    32:17
  24. 32.
    Akala and Hip-Hop Shakespeare25 July 2017
    33:20
  25. 33.
    Creating TNT's ‘Will:’ Craig Pearce and Shekhar Kapur11 July 2017
    36:43
  26. 34.
    Phyllida Lloyd and All-Female Shakespeare27 June 2017
    33:54
  27. 35.
    RSC's Digital Tempest13 June 2017
    31:31
  28. 36.
    Tracy Chevalier: New Boy31 May 2017
    28:17
  29. 37.
    The Globe to Globe Hamlet Tour16 May 2017
    29:17
  30. 38.
    Adapting Shakespeare3 May 2017
    35:12
  31. 39.
    Shakespeare 400 Chicago18 April 2017
    31:51
  32. 40.
    The Book of Will4 April 2017
    32:40
  33. 41.
    How 'King Lear' Inspired 'Empire'22 March 2017
    30:57
  34. 42.
    Something Rotten7 March 2017
    32:03
  35. 43.
    Shakespeare and Marlowe21 February 2017
    35:11
  36. 44.
    Juliet's Answer7 February 2017
    32:01
  37. 45.
    Shakespeare in California24 January 2017
    35:08
  38. 46.
    Q Brothers10 January 2017
    26:18
  39. 47.
    Uncovering Shakespeare's House13 December 2016
    33:05
  40. 48.
    Shakespeare and YA Novels29 November 2016
    31:40
  41. 49.
    Stephen Greenblatt on Shakespeare's Life Stories15 November 2016
    28:36
  42. 50.
    Shakespeare and Girlhood1 November 2016
    27:15
  43. 51.
    Shakespeare in Sign Language18 October 2016
    27:06
  44. 52.
    Shakespeare in Solitary4 October 2016
    32:56
  45. 53.
    Anecdotal Shakespeare20 September 2016
    30:24
  46. 54.
    How Shakespeare's First Folio Became a Star6 September 2016
    32:35
  47. 55.
    Elizabethan Medicine23 August 2016
    28:48
  48. 56.
    American Moor9 August 2016
    25:01
  49. 57.
    The Food of Shakespeare's World26 July 2016
    28:52
  50. 58.
    Recreating the Boydell Gallery12 July 2016
    29:27
  51. 59.
    Worlds Elsewhere29 June 2016
    26:41
  52. 60.
    Othello and Blackface14 June 2016
    34:55
  53. 61.
    Shakespeare and Religion31 May 2016
    26:26
  54. 62.
    Shakespeare in Africa17 May 2016
    33:46
  55. 63.
    Creation of the First Folio3 May 2016
    28:37
  56. 64.
    Kill Shakespeare Comics20 April 2016
    29:13
  57. 65.
    Reduced Shakespeare Company5 April 2016
    25:31
  58. 66.
    Inside the Folger Conservation Lab22 March 2016
    30:32
  59. 67.
    Shakespeare and Magic8 March 2016
    32:12
  60. 68.
    Shakespeare and World Cinema23 February 2016
    35:11
  61. 69.
    Pop Sonnets10 February 2016
    23:30
  62. 70.
    Shakespeare In India27 January 2016
    15:53
  63. 71.
    Auditioning for Shakespeare12 January 2016
    30:24
  64. 72.
    Shakespeare Portraits15 December 2015
    24:22
  65. 73.
    Shakespeare's Star Wars1 December 2015
    23:09
  66. 74.
    Andrea Mays: The Millionaire and the Bard18 November 2015
    28:02
  67. 75.
    Shakespeare in the Caribbean4 November 2015
    28:47
  68. 76.
    Stanley Wells on Great Shakespeare Actors21 October 2015
    23:27
  69. 77.
    Music for Shakespeare's Lyrics7 October 2015
    31:07
  70. 78.
    The Year of Lear23 September 2015
    29:02
  71. 79.
    Editing Shakespeare9 September 2015
    31:22
  72. 80.
    Shakespeare Not Stirred26 August 2015
    25:49
  73. 81.
    Great Shakespeareans29 July 2015
    21:40
  74. 82.
    Shakespeare and The Tabard Inn15 July 2015
    19:12
  75. 83.
    Shakespeare in Hong Kong1 July 2015
    24:17
  76. 84.
    Shakespeare on Film17 June 2015
    23:32
  77. 85.
    Shakespeare's France and Italy20 May 2015
    22:25
  78. 86.
    Elizabethan Street Fighting5 May 2015
    30:17
  79. 87.
    Myths About Shakespeare22 April 2015
    25:30
  80. 88.
    Recounting Shakespeare's Life8 April 2015
    28:28
  81. 89.
    Shakespeare in Black and White20 March 2015
    30:58
  82. 90.
    The Rarely Performed Shakespeare Plays20 March 2015
    28:21
  83. 91.
    A New First Folio Discovery20 March 2015
    20:30
  84. 92.
    Pronouncing English as Shakespeare Did20 March 2015
    28:35
  85. 93.
    Brave New Worlds: The Shakespearean Moons of Uranus20 March 2015
    40:27
  86. 94.
    Codes and Ciphers from the Renaissance to Today20 March 2015
    14:22
  87. 95.
    When Romeo Was a Woman20 March 2015
    29:11
  88. 96.
    Romeo and Juliet Through the Ages20 March 2015
    31:11
  89. 97.
    Music in Shakespeare20 March 2015
    20:55
  90. 98.
    Artistic Directors Talk Shakespeare20 March 2015
    19:00
  91. 99.
    Shakespeare and Insane Asylums20 March 2015
    18:11
  92. 100.
    Why Shakespeare's Stories Still Resonate20 March 2015
    16:32
  93. 101.
    Shakespeare LOL: All Mirth and No Matter20 March 2015
    27:40
  94. 102.
    Shakespeare in Translation20 March 2015
    24:14
  95. 103.
    Punk Rock Shakespeare20 March 2015
    14:07
  96. 104.
    Shakespeare Outdoors20 March 2015
    31:15
  97. 105.
    In Search of the Real Richard III20 March 2015
    29:25
  98. 106.
    Actresses on Shakespeare20 March 2015
    20:24
  99. 107.
    The Robben Island Shakespeare20 March 2015
    18:41
  100. 108.
    Designing Shakespeare25 February 2015
    18:33
  101. 109.
    African Americans and Shakespeare25 February 2015
    32:22

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