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.
Introducing Series 2 of Shakespeare Alive
Join our resident experts Drs. Paul Edmondson and Anjna Chouhan, with a series of new guests from across the globe. This time they will chat with actors, directors and scholars, hearing all about their work to keep Shakespeare alive in the twenty-first...
6. Reviewing Shakespeare, with Nathan and Simon Dowling
The Break a Leggers founders talk to Anjna about their ethos and what makes a great piece to review.
5. Directing Shakespeare, with Gregory Doran
The Artistic Director of the world's leading Shakespeare company talks to Paul about his influences and his craft.
4. Resurrecting Shakespeare, with Victoria Baumgartner
Founder of the company, Will & Co, Victoria Baumgartner talks to Anjna about her work and bringing Shakespeare to audiences in the pandemic.
3. Becoming Othello, with Debra Ann Byrd
The Artistic Director of the Harlem Shakespeare Festival talks to Paul about why and how she decided to play Othello.
2. Illustrating Shakespeare, with Mya Gosling
Anjna’s joined by stick figure artist and Shakespeare super-fan Mya Gosling, creator of the web comic Good Tickle Brain. Join us as we discuss how Mya breaks down barriers to Shakespeare, making his works feel accessible and, most importantly, fun.