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Henry IV

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1hr 4mins

23 Oct 2022

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King Henry IV by William Shakespeare ~ Full Audiobook

Classic Audiobook Collection

King Henry IV by William Shakespeare audiobook. As the play opens, King Henry IV (formerly Henry Bolingbroke) and Henry Percy (Hotspur) argue over the disposition of prisoners from the Battle of Holmedon. The King’s attitude toward Mortimer and the Percy family prompts them to plot rebellion. In the meantime, his son Prince Hal is living the low life in the company of Sir John Falstaff. As the time of battle nears, Prince Hal joins his father and is given a high command. The play’s climax is the Battle of Shrewsbury, in which Prince Hal and Hotspur meet and fight, with Prince Hal and the forces of the King prevailing.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/matthew-jackson95/support

6hr 1min

30 Jun 2022

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Henry IV, Part 1: Act IV

The Play's the Thing

It's time to discuss another crucial act four! In this episode we discuss the ways Shakespeare inverts expectations of Hal and Hotspur and how this act a bit different from most of Shakespeare plays, and yet is exactly what this play needs Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

46mins

16 Feb 2022

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49. Henry IV Part 2 concludes - I know thee not, old man. Fall to thy prayers

Shakespeare Closely Read

Prince Hal is coronated as Henry V and banishes Falstaff.  We hear rumor of forthcoming war with France.

20mins

31 Jan 2022

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Henry IV, Part I: Act III

The Play's the Thing

In which we dig into the insurrectionist theme in this play, especially Harry's place in the middle of the violence. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

52mins

21 Jan 2022

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Henry IV, Part 1: Act II

The Play's the Thing

In which we return our gaze back to the tavern, to the Hal and Falstaff and their various hijinks and the way Falstaff steals the show. Plus, Tim offers some background and some context. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

43mins

14 Jan 2022

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Henry IV, Part II: Act V Discussion

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And thus, we conclude our journey of Henry IV, Part II with our discussion of Act V!We celebrate the return to the country justices and one last drinking scene, we talk Falstaff’s long con and how he loses his heart to Hal in the process, we discuss the demands of of public leadership, status negotiations within the royal family, the incarceration of the working class, the pain of saying goodbye to childhood and carelessness, and conclude talking about catharsis and collective action in the epilogue.Our ensemble for Henry IV, Part II includes Samantha Blinn, Rhoda Bodzin, Amber Devlin, Eric Devlin, Ellyn Heald, Marty Madden, Mike Marcou, Liam Mitchell, Danielle Reddick, Noah Segard, facilitated and directed by Ariana Karp.

8 Apr 2021

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Henry IV, Part II: Act IV Discussion

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We tackle the massive Act IV of Henry IV, Part II.Among many thing we talk about the opacity of specific grievances from the rebellion, the super degraded and violent imagery that the Archbishop employs, how important beverages are and the virtues of drinking, how the King seems to be constantly pulled between his two opposing interpretations of Hal, care having a very negative and corrosive connotation in the play, and the conflict and conflation of family and power.Our ensemble for Henry IV, Part II includes Samantha Blinn, Rhoda Bodzin, Amber Devlin, Eric Devlin, Ellyn Heald, Marty Madden, Mike Marcou, Liam Mitchell, Danielle Reddick, Noah Segard, facilitated and directed by Ariana Karp. *Also as a side note: Humfrey is indeed the Duke Humfrey of the famous Oxford library!

5 Apr 2021

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Henry IV, Part I: Act III Discussion

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On to Act III of Henry IV, Part II…We talk about how Shakespeare teaches us that Kings are incapable of sleeping, how both sides in the civil war characterize the opposing side as a disease upon the realm, the introduction of Justice Shallow mixing dialogue about the cost of livestock, reliving youth, profound enumerations of friends gone, and Falstaff taking a back seat in the scenes to introduce new comedic characters in acts two and three.Our ensemble for Henry IV, Part II includes Samantha Blinn, Rhoda Bodzin, Amber Devlin, Eric Devlin, Ellyn Heald, Marty Madden, Mike Marcou, Liam Mitchell, Danielle Reddick, Noah Segard, facilitated and directed by Ariana Karp.

1 Apr 2021

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Henry IV, Part II: Act II, Scene iii

Radio Shakespeare Lab

CAST in order of appearance: Danielle Reddick as Northumberland, Amber Devlin as Lady Northumberland, Samantha Blinn as Lady Percy.Facilitated, edited, and with music composed and performed by Ariana Karp.

30 Mar 2021

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