BBC Radio 3 - Sunday Feature, Shakespeare: For and Against

Available for 7 days.

BBC Radio 3 - Sunday Feature, Shakespeare: For and Against

Meeting Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Gregory Doran, theatre director Phyllida Lloyd and actors Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw, Ravenhill explores what Shakespeare’s plays mean to theatre-makers today and asks if Shakespeare is a problem for a contemporary theatre which seeks to give an equal representation of women’s experience of the world.

Next Sunday 18:45

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is
To have a thankless child!

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is

To have a thankless child!

(Source: twitter.com)

Why Shakespeare always says something new - Telegraph

One never wants to “tidy up” Shakespeare’s writing without considering as many options as possible and ambiguity is often a good thing.

O, let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven / Keep me in temper: I would not be mad!

(Source: twitter.com)

Parkinson Masterclass: Simon Russell Beale

Preview! (includes *that* Hamlet review)

Tonight, Sky Arts, 8 pm.

Simon Russell Beale will be the guest on Parkinson: Masterclass, Tuesday 1st April 8pm on Sky Arts 1. (X)

Photos: 1 2

BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week: A Spy Among Friends - Episode guide

All episodes of A Spy Among Friends available to listen for a few days.