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Public figures talk about the piece of Shakespeare that inspires them most.The pieces are read by well known actors. From BBC Radio 4

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Public figures talk about the piece of Shakespeare that inspires them most.The pieces are read by well known actors. From BBC Radio 4

    Radio Drama at 90 Julius Caesar

    Radio Drama at 90 Julius Caesar

    The first radio drama, a scene from Julius Caesar, was broadcast 90 years ago. Now performed by Harriet Walter and Jenny Jules from Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Donmar Warehouse production. Introduced by Jeremy Mortimer

    • 11 min
    Andrew Marr

    Andrew Marr

    Broadcaster Andrew Marr chooses a speech from King Lear (Act 5 Scene 3) as the piece of Shakespeare that has inspired him most. Reader: David Warner.

    • 2 min
    Shami Chakrabarti

    Shami Chakrabarti

    Lawyer Shami Chakrabarti chooses Isabella's speech from Measure for Measure (Act 2 Scene 2) as the piece of Shakespeare that inspired her most. Reader: Hattie Morahan.

    • 2 min
    Michael Portillo

    Michael Portillo

    Broadcaster Michael Portillo chooses a speech from Troilus and Cressida (Act 3 Scene 3) as the piece of Shakespeare that has inspired him most. Reader Don Warrington.

    • 2 min
    Gyles Brandreth

    Gyles Brandreth

    Broadcaster Gyles Brandreth chooses a speech from King Lear (Act 5 Scene 3) as the piece of Shakespeare that inspires him most. Reader: David Warner.

    • 2 min
    Martha Kearney

    Martha Kearney

    Broadcaster Martha Kearney chooses an Oberon speech from A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act 2 Scene 1) as the piece of Shakespeare that has inspired her most. Reader: Don Warrington.

    • 2 min

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