Anatomy Of A Speech

Two programmes in which writers and performers reflect on the power of Shakespeare's language.


01Age Cannot Wither Her, Nor Custom Stale Her Infinited Variety20000418

How does the great description of Cleopatra by Enobarbus affect our view of the queen?

02 LASTHath Not A Jew Eyes?20000419

"Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions...

If you prick us do we not bleed?'" Shakespeare's portrayal of Shylock is discussed through his plea for revenge.