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The show dedicated to revealing the plays of William Shakespeare as tasty entertainment for today’s hungry audience. Be you actor or observer, this show offers a fresh look at some very old goods.

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The show dedicated to revealing the plays of William Shakespeare as tasty entertainment for today’s hungry audience. Be you actor or observer, this show offers a fresh look at some very old goods.

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148 Ratings
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Best podcast on Shakespeare ever

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new favorite podcast! just great content!!

iTunes Ratings

148 Ratings
Average Ratings
136
2
4
2
4

Love

By Kris1900000 - Aug 16 2019
Read more
Best podcast on Shakespeare ever

wow!

By jdojsiijaisiijijojoj - Mar 18 2019
Read more
new favorite podcast! just great content!!
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Chop Bard

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The show dedicated to revealing the plays of William Shakespeare as tasty entertainment for today’s hungry audience. Be you actor or observer, this show offers a fresh look at some very old goods.

Rank #1: 180 The Road To Richard

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Henry VI part 1 – Intro – Is this Shakespeare? What’s Stylometry? Were there any famous Elizabethan pamphleteers? All of these questions, plus a recap of the previous (second) tetralogy, and more, in our introduction to part one of Henry VI.

Jul 07 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #2: 127 The Balance of Excess

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Oct 06 2014

1hr 5mins

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Rank #3: 101 House of a Thousand Windows

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2 Henry IV Prologue-1.1 – We jump back into the unstable world of Henry IV as the slanderous tongue of Rumour works its way through the land and into eager ears.

Brought to you by, Paul Ammann, Caroline Foty, Ken Whitaker with Tom Synnott-Bell as Rumour featuring Aftermath by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

May 11 2013

1hr 3mins

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Rank #4: 128 Lost in Illyria

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Twelfth Night – Act 1 scene 1 & 2 – There's heartbreak in Illyria as we meet Duke Orsino and the shipwrecked Viola. Featuring Matt Gordon and Eve Marie Mugar Lioness, by Kesang Marstrand, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Oct 28 2014

43mins

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Rank #5: 172 Love Is A Battlefield

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A Midsummer Night's Dream – Act I scene 1 – Conflicts abound four days before the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta.

Oct 31 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #6: 141 Don't Fear the Lear

Jul 08 2015

1hr 12mins

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Rank #7: 44 "For I am nothing if not critical"

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The Tempest in review! In this episode, we'll take a look at Julie Taymor's version of 'The Tempest', as well as a few other versions, like Forbidden Planet and Shakespeare Behind Bars. Cheers To You, by Dust Rhinos, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Dec 17 2010

41mins

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Rank #8: 40 The Tempest blows!

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The Tempest – We begin our third series with one of Shakespeare’s last plays: on a mysterious island, inhabited by spirits, monsters and survivors… wait, is this about Lost? Leis a lurrighan, by Ceili Moss, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Oct 28 2010

39mins

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Rank #9: 171 Living The Dream

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A Midsummer Night's Dream – An Introduction – Our Dream begins with some useful information to help us navigate this strange journey.

Sep 29 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: 181 Too Famous To Live

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Henry VI part 1 – Act I Scene 1 At the foot of Henry V’s coffin, messengers deliver bad news from France. Winchester goes to the dark side.

Scott’s Law - Connecting the use of Thou vs. You with personal space.

  • “Character A might call Character B "thou" if and only if Character A would be allowed to step into Character B's personal space.” - Scott Maxwell
  • Use You: to address someone of equal, or greater personal space. Use Thou: to address someone with lesser, or shared personal space.

Aug 05 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #11: 22 Cue the ghost

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Hamlet 1.1 - we begin at midnight, in the cold… and already there is trouble in the air.

Mar 10 2010

37mins

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Rank #12: 43 Servants of air and earth

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The Tempest 1.2b – Behind every great sorcerer, you'll find great servants- enter Ariel, and Caliban. Show me the magic! The Mermaid, by Great Big Sea, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Dec 17 2010

58mins

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Rank #13: 144 Serpent's Tooth

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King Lear – Act I scenes 3 & 4 – Goneril takes steps to remedy the burden of her father. A disguised Kent returns, and Lear's fool finally makes an appearance. Featuring: Kate Miller

Sep 10 2015

1hr 31mins

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Rank #14: 41 Don't rock the Boatswain

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The Tempest 1.1 – A ship bound for Naples, is caught in a violent storm. If you thought Ophelia had “too much of water”, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Lovesong, by Dont be a Stranger, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Nov 11 2010

41mins

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Rank #15: 74 Condemned to Repeat

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Richard II pre show - We begin our 5th series with an epic battle between the forces of history, vs. the pen of Shakespeare... sorry History, you lose.

Jan 28 2012

58mins

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Rank #16: 182 The Maid Of Orléans

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Henry VI part 1 – Act I Scene 2 Charles the Dauphin and his followers made a strong start, but their momentum falters at Orléans. Perhaps their siege needs a woman’s touch.

Sep 07 2018

56mins

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Rank #17: 98 A Trim Reckoning

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1 Henry IV 4.4 - 5.2 – King Henry meets with Worcester to negotiate a peace, even as sinister forces foreshadow future events. Falstaff teaches us a thing or two about honor. End of the world, by Great Big Sea, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Mar 09 2013

1hr 5mins

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Rank #18: 140 Twelfth Night

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Twelfth Night – The complete audio, uninterrupted by commentary

Featuring:

Matt Gordon, as Orsino – www.mattbgordon.com Eve Marie Mugar, as Viola – www.evemariemugar.com Heather Ordover, as Maria – craftlit.com Emily C. A. Snyder, as Olivia – www.emilycasnyder.com

May 20 2015

2hr 22mins

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Rank #19: 21 Stick it Freud!

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We begin our series on Hamlet by letting go of some of the baggage this poor play has had to carry around, while we shed some light on the myth of Hamlet’s mommy issues.

Shakespeare Pie by The FuMP, courtesy of http://music.mevio.com

Feb 23 2010

39mins

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Rank #20: 42 Dark backward abysm of time

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The Tempest 1.2a – Safe on dry land, it’s story time as we meet a couple exiles; Prospero and his young daughter, Miranda. If you fall asleep, blame it on the magic. Another Man's Vine, by Tom Waits, courtesy of music.mevio.com

From listener Jackie, we are alerted to free Shakespeare; King Lear, Hamlet, and Macbeth can all be found at: PBS Great Performances

Dec 01 2010

48mins

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