Shakespeare Unlimited

By Folger Shakespeare Library

Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. This podcast from the Folger Shakespeare Library (the world's largest Shakespeare collection) explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.

  1. 1.
    Keith Hamilton Cobb on American Moor (rebroadcast)
    25:52
  2. 2.
    How We Hear Shakespeare's Plays, with Carla Della Gatta
    33:29
  3. 3.
    The Restoration Reinvention of Shakespeare
    31:41
  4. 4.
    Madeline Sayet on Where We Belong
    33:33
  5. 5.
    Geoffrey Marsh on Shakespeare's Neighbors
    32:19
  6. 6.
    Race and Blackness in Elizabethan England
    33:24
  7. 7.
    All the Sonnets of Shakespeare
    34:11
  8. 8.
    "Richard III" in Prison
    32:50
  1. 9.
    Simon Godwin on "Romeo and Juliet"
    35:13
  2. 10.
    Shakespeare and Lost Plays
    36:51
  3. 11.
    Stephen Hopkins and "Stephano"
    24:01
  4. 12.
    Meme García on "house of sueños"
    34:47
  5. 13.
    Shakespeare in the Harlem Renaissance
    33:54
  6. 14.
    Naomi Miller on Mary Sidney and "Imperfect Alchemist"
    32:04
  7. 15.
    Shakespeare and "Game of Thrones"
    36:33
  8. 16.
    Shakespeare, Science, and Art
    33:22
  9. 17.
    "Fat Rascals": In the Kitchen with John Tufts
    38:30
  10. 18.
    The Victorian Cult of Shakespeare
    37:29
  11. 19.
    Black Lives Matter in "Titus Andronicus"
    34:57
  12. 20.
    The Show Must Go Online
    30:37
  13. 21.
    Writing About the Plague in Shakespeare's England
    36:47
  14. 22.
    Lady Romeo
    30:08
  15. 23.
    Richard II on the Radio
    34:24
  16. 24.
    Shakespeare in Black and White (rebroadcast)
    31:44
  17. 25.
    African Americans and Shakespeare (rebroadcast)
    33:07
  18. 26.
    Maggie O'Farrell on "Hamnet"
    35:29
  19. 27.
    Directing Shakespeare
    36:07
  20. 28.
    The Booksellers
    26:13
  21. 29.
    The King's Men
    34:10
  22. 30.
    Jonathan Bate on the Classics and Shakespeare
    34:45
  23. 31.
    Sandra Newman on "The Heavens"
    35:24
  24. 32.
    Kathryn Harkup on "Death by Shakespeare"
    35:36
  25. 33.
    Shakespeare and Solace
    52:08
  26. 34.
    The Long Life of Shakespeare's Sonnets (18th century – today)
    35:24
  27. 35.
    Emma Smith on "This Is Shakespeare"
    34:53
  28. 36.
    James Shapiro on "Shakespeare in a Divided America"
    34:49
  29. 37.
    Abraham Lincoln and Shakespeare
    30:04
  30. 38.
    Shakespeare and Folktales
    34:20
  31. 39.
    Books and Reading in Shakespeare's England
    34:18
  32. 40.
    The Early Years of Shakespeare's Sonnets (16th and 17th centuries)
    34:10
  33. 41.
    The History of Shakespeare in American Schools
    31:17
  34. 42.
    Peter Brook
    38:15
  35. 43.
    Kenny Leon on his "Much Ado About Nothing"
    28:57
  36. 44.
    Women Performers in Shakespeare's Time
    35:23
  37. 45.
    Mark Haddon on The Porpoise
    35:01
  38. 46.
    Shakespeare in Immigrant New York
    31:50
  39. 47.
    Groundbreaking Discovery: John Milton's Copy of Shakespeare
    34:34
  40. 48.
    Iqbal Khan
    35:36
  41. 49.
    Shakespeare and Opera
    32:18
  42. 50.
    Othello and Blackface (rebroadcast)
    35:45

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