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The podcast dedicated to picking apart the works of William Shakespeare, scene by scene, offering a fresh and entertaining look at some old goods- it is the cure for boring Shakespeare.

The podcast dedicated to picking apart the works of William Shakespeare, scene by scene, offering a fresh and entertaining look at some old goods- it is the cure for boring Shakespeare.
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United States

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The podcast dedicated to picking apart the works of William Shakespeare, scene by scene, offering a fresh and entertaining look at some old goods- it is the cure for boring Shakespeare.

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@chopBard

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English


Episodes

184 Bizarre Interlude

11/29/2018
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Henry VI part 1 – Act 2 Scene 1, 2, 3 The historic loss of Orléans was too much to bear, therefore we will follow Talbot on a much more satisfying fantasy adventure.

Duration:01:04:13

183 None Shall Pass

10/20/2018
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Henry VI part 1 – Act I Scenes 3, 4, 5 (6) It’s not looking good. Gloucester is locked out of the tower. Talbot returns from captivity, only to witness the English lose ground to the French led by Joan.

Duration:01:37:29

182 The Maid Of Orléans

9/7/2018
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Henry VI part 1 – Act I Scene 2 Charles the Dauphin and his followers made a strong start, but their momentum falters at Orléans. Perhaps their siege needs a woman’s touch.

Duration:00:56:26

181 Too Famous To Live

8/5/2018
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Henry VI part 1 – Act I Scene 1 At the foot of Henry V’s coffin, messengers deliver bad news from France. Winchester goes to the dark side. Scott’s Law - Connecting the use of Thou vs. You with personal space. ABAB- Scott Maxwell

Duration:01:02:58

180 The Road To Richard

7/7/2018
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Henry VI part 1 – Intro – Is this Shakespeare? What’s Stylometry? Were there any famous Elizabethan pamphleteers? All of these questions, plus a recap of the previous (second) tetralogy, and more, in our introduction to part one of Henry VI. History ChartThe Hollow Crown, Season 21983 Henry VI part 1Marlow and Shakespeare as coauthorsLiterary Criticism of New OxfordStylometrics - Marlowe and Shakespeare

Duration:01:29:43

179 All Is Mended

4/23/2018
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act V scene 1 – To celebrate the triple wedding, and conclude our play, the rude mechanicals take to the stage, and live their dream at last.

Duration:01:39:53

178 Bottom's Dream

3/31/2018
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act IV scene 1 & 2 – The dream is ending. With the coming of dawn the mortal world takes hold, but some enchantments remain.

Duration:01:00:28

177 What Fools These Mortals Be!

3/15/2018
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act III scene 2 – Mistakes have been made, and hearts broken, setting the scene for one last romp in the faerie wood.

Duration:01:39:54

176 The Bottom Bower Hour

2/23/2018
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act III scene 1 – The Rude Mechanicals meet in the woods to rehearse their play and discover they are not alone.

Duration:01:07:45

175 What The Puck

1/26/2018
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act II scene 2 – Oberon and Robin set mischief in motion while Hermia and Lysander are lost in the woods.

Duration:00:50:56

174 Opportunity Of Night

12/31/2017
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act II scene 1 The faerie king and queen, Oberon and Titania, are quarreling. It is not a good time for Demetrius and Helena to be out in the woods at night. Friday Adventures, by PV Jackson AmazonBarnes & Noble

Duration:01:45:46

173 Most Obscenely Done

11/29/2017
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act I scene 2 The "rude mechanicals" gather in preparation for their great endeavor of performing a play for the Duke and Duchess.

Duration:00:39:48

172 Love Is A Battlefield

10/31/2017
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act I scene 1 – Conflicts abound four days before the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta.

Duration:01:18:02

171 Living The Dream

9/29/2017
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A Midsummer Night's Dream – An Introduction – Our Dream begins with some useful information to help us navigate this strange journey. Hartford StageShakespeare Uncovered

Duration:01:05:16

170 Shakespeare Sundays

7/19/2017
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We introduce our new show, and premier the first episode. www.Shakespearesundays.com

Duration:00:27:54

169 Lifelike

7/9/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act V scene 2-3 – Autolycus is told about the amazing events that happened off stage, and everyone gathers for one last miracle.

Duration:01:14:41

168 Sicilia Waits for You

6/23/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act V scene 1 – Heirless and haunted by his past, Leontes welcomes our star-crossed lovers, even as fortune turns against them.

Duration:00:50:14

167 Undone in Bohemia

5/24/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act IV scene 4 part 2 – Perdita and Florizel face an unknown future, Camillo plots his return to Sicilia, and Autolycus seizes an unexpected opportunity. Botanical ShakespeareA Shakespearean Botanical

Duration:01:28:41

166 Of Sheep And Romance

4/28/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act IV scene 4 part 1 – Love, and flowers, abound at the sheep shearing feast, where Perdita and Florizel aren't the only ones pretending to be someone else. Music: Thatched Villagers, and Miris Magic Dance, by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Shakespeare for Freedom Why the Plays Matter

Duration:01:07:42

165 Sixteen Years Later...

3/19/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act IV scene 1, 2 & 3 – Welcome to Bohemia! Where time passes at it pleases, kings spy on their heirs, and thieves pass for tinkers.

Duration:01:04:47