25 episodes

Theatre professionals, artists, vloggers and other guests from around the world join resident Shakespeare Birthplace Trust experts Paul and Anjna to discuss Shakespeare's place in the 21st century. We hear about their relationships with Shakespeare in the modern world and take a fresh look at Shakespeare in today's society.

Shakespeare Alive Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Theatre professionals, artists, vloggers and other guests from around the world join resident Shakespeare Birthplace Trust experts Paul and Anjna to discuss Shakespeare's place in the 21st century. We hear about their relationships with Shakespeare in the modern world and take a fresh look at Shakespeare in today's society.

    24. Freddie Fox on Performing Hamlet

    24. Freddie Fox on Performing Hamlet

    Award-winning actor, Freddie Fox, speaks to Anjna about performing Hamlet, a last-minute Romeo, his love of poetry, and his dream of one day playing romantic hero, Benedick. Please note that Freddie uses an expletive (sh**) on one occasion.
    Support the showWe ask our guests and listeners to share one modern-day item that they think should be included in an imagined Shakespeare museum of the future. What do you think of their choices, and what would you choose? Let us know at shakespeare.org.uk/future
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    • 33 min
    23. Adrian Lester on his Shakesperian Roles

    23. Adrian Lester on his Shakesperian Roles

    The award-winning actor, Adrian Lester, speaks to Paul about his Shakespearian roles – Rosalind, Henry V, Hamlet, and Othello – working with the late, great director Peter Brook, his portrayal of the pioneering nineteenth-century actor Ira Aldridge, and about why Shakespeare matters.
    Support the showWe ask our guests and listeners to share one modern-day item that they think should be included in an imagined Shakespeare museum of the future. What do you think of their choices, and what would you choose? Let us know at shakespeare.org.uk/future
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    • 31 min
    22. Evie Gurney on her Process and Costume Design

    22. Evie Gurney on her Process and Costume Design

    Award-winning costume designer, Evie Gurney, speaks to Anjna about her costumes for the National Theatre’s Antony and Cleopatra and the 2022 production of Much Ado About Nothing, as well as her process and aspirations for costume design in the theatre.
    Support the showWe ask our guests and listeners to share one modern-day item that they think should be included in an imagined Shakespeare museum of the future. What do you think of their choices, and what would you choose? Let us know at shakespeare.org.uk/future
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    • 33 min
    21. Lisa Wolpe on Shakespeare and Gender

    21. Lisa Wolpe on Shakespeare and Gender

    Paul speaks to the internationally acclaimed actor, director, and visionary, Lisa Wolpe, who continues to be at the forefront of the movement for gender parity and diversity in the arts with a special focus on Shakespeare and Gender.
    Support the showWe ask our guests and listeners to share one modern-day item that they think should be included in an imagined Shakespeare museum of the future. What do you think of their choices, and what would you choose? Let us know at shakespeare.org.uk/future
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    • 27 min
    20. Not Another Shakespeare Podcast on their mission to humanise early modern drama

    20. Not Another Shakespeare Podcast on their mission to humanise early modern drama

    Hosts of the popular podcast Not Another Shakespeare Podcast, James and Nora, speak to Anjna about their mission to humanise early modern drama, making it fun (and sometimes silly) for their audiences. They also have an incredible film recommendation.
    Support the showWe ask our guests and listeners to share one modern-day item that they think should be included in an imagined Shakespeare museum of the future. What do you think of their choices, and what would you choose? Let us know at shakespeare.org.uk/future
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    • 33 min
    19. Antoni Cimolino on the Stratford Festival

    19. Antoni Cimolino on the Stratford Festival

    The Stratford Festival, Ontario began in 1953. A newly-enhanced Tom Patterson Theatre has just opened, named after the festival’s founding-visionary. Paul speaks to the current artistic director, Antoni Cimolino, to find out more their vibrant work and aspirations.
    Support the showWe ask our guests and listeners to share one modern-day item that they think should be included in an imagined Shakespeare museum of the future. What do you think of their choices, and what would you choose? Let us know at shakespeare.org.uk/future
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    • 31 min

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