The Reduced Shakespeare Radio Show

Episodes

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Hamlet20071221 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20071222 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20090102 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20090103 (BBC7)

The Royal Family of Elsinore compared to The Three Stooges. Well you are listening to the Reduced Shakespeare Company. Episode 4 of 6.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? From May 1994.

Romeo And Juliet20081226 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20081227 (BBC7)

The 'other' RSC brings you the tale of 'two Italian kids who kill themselves'.

The Comedies20071228 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20071229 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20090109 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20090110 (BBC7)

The team discuss whether the Comedies are funny. Episode 5 of 6.

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies funny?

The History Plays20071207 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20071208 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20081219 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20081220 (BBC7)

Richards, Henrys and a few other Royals receive the 'Reduced' treatment. Episode 2 of 6.

Richards, Henrys and a few other Royals receive the 'Reduced' treatment.

01The Tragedies20071130 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20071201 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20081212 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20081213 (BBC7)
20100305 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20120328 (BBC7)

The truncated thespians perform a 15-second 'King Lear', the 'Othello' Rap and 'Scottish Highland Discs'.

Performances of a 15-second 'King Lear', the 'Othello' Rap and 'Scottish Highland Discs'.

Including a 15-second King Lear, Scottish Highland Discs, the Othello Rap and Will's little-known play about King Arthur. Episode 1 of 6.

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02The History Plays20120404 (BBC7)

The truncated thespians give their special treatment to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals. From June 1994.

The truncated treatment is given to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals.

03Romeo And Juliet20120411 (BBC7)

The other RSC brings you the tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves. Plus the Sound Effect of the Day. From May 1994.

The other RSC brings you the tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves.

04Hamlet20120418 (BBC7)

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing, as the boys try and tackle the famous Dane. From May 1994.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing. From May 1994.

05The Comedies20120425 (BBC7)

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies actually funny? From May 1994.

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies funny?

06Shakespeare In America20080104 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20080105 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20090117 (BBC7)

The Reduced Shakespeare Company exposes the shocking truth behind Shakespeare's little-known trip to America. Episode 6 of 6.

The thespians expose the truth behind the Bard's little-known trip across the Atlantic.

LSTOCK01The Tragedies20040519 (BBC7)
20040520 (BBC7)
20050330 (BBC7)
20050331 (BBC7)
20060405 (BBC7)
20060406 (BBC7)
20071130 (BBC7)
20071201 (BBC7)
20081212 (BBC7)
20081213 (BBC7)
20100305 (BBC7)
20100307 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120328 (BBC7)

Including a 15-second King Lear, Scottish Highland Discs, the Othello Rap and Will's little-known play about King Arthur.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company have found an audio recording of Macbeth - from the 1600s.

Performances of a 15-second 'King Lear', the 'Othello' Rap and 'Scottish Highland Discs'.

The truncated thespians perform a 15-second 'King Lear', the 'Othello' Rap and 'Scottish Highland Discs'.

LSTOCK02The History Plays1994060020040526 (BBC7)
20040527 (BBC7)
20050406 (BBC7)
20050407 (BBC7)
20060412 (BBC7)
20060413 (BBC7)
20071207 (BBC7)
20071208 (BBC7)
20081219 (BBC7)
20081220 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120404 (BBC7)

Richards, Henrys and a few other Royals receive the 'Reduced' treatment.

Richard, Henry, Edward and many more receive the Reduced Shakespeare Company treatment.

From June 1994.

The truncated thespians give their special treatment to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals.

The truncated treatment is given to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals.

The truncated thespians give their special treatment to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals. From June 1994.

LSTOCK03Romeo And Juliet1994050020040602 (BBC7)
20040603 (BBC7)
20050413 (BBC7)
20050414 (BBC7)
20060419 (BBC7)
20060420 (BBC7)
20071214 (BBC7)
20071215 (BBC7)
20081226 (BBC7)
20081227 (BBC7)
20100319 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)

Passion, Tragedy and The Sound Effect Of The Day: the 'other' RSC brings you the tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves.

Love, passion, tragedy and the sound effect of the day.

All ably assisted by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Passion, Tragedy and The Sound Effect Of The Day.

The tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves.

The 'other' RSC brings you the tale of 'two Italian kids who kill themselves'.

Plus the Sound Effect Of The Day.

From May 1994.

The other RSC brings you the tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves. Plus the Sound Effect of the Day. From May 1994.

LSTOCK04Hamlet1994050020040609 (BBC7)
20040610 (BBC7)
20050420 (BBC7)
20050421 (BBC7)
20060426 (BBC7)
20060427 (BBC7)
20071221 (BBC7)
20071222 (BBC7)
20090102 (BBC7)
20090103 (BBC7)
20100326 (BBC7)
20100329 BT=0330 (BBC7)
20120418 (BBC7)

The Royal Family of Elsinore compared to The Three Stooges.

Well you are listening to the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

The Royal Family of Elsinore are compared to The Three Stooges.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician?

From May 1994.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing wherein the RDC will tackle the famous Dane.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing, as the boys try and tackle the famous Dane.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing. From May 1994.

LSTOCK05The Comedies1994050020030807 (BBC7)
20040616 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20040616 (BBC7)
20040617 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20040617 (BBC7)
20050427 BT=0830 (BBC7)
20050427 BT=2200 (BBC7)
20050427 (BBC7)
20050428 (BBC7)
20060503 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20060503 (BBC7)
20060504 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20060504 (BBC7)
20071228 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20071228 (BBC7)
20071229 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20071229 (BBC7)
20090109 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20090109 (BBC7)
20090110 (BBC7)
20100402 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20100402 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies actually funny?

The team discuss whether the Comedies are funny.

Today, the team discuss whether the Comedies are funny.

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies funny?

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies actually funny? From May 1994.

LSTOCK06 LASTShakespeare In America1994060020030814 (BBC7)
20040623 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20040623 (BBC7)
20040624 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20040624 (BBC7)
20050504 BT=0830 (BBC7)
20050504 BT=2200 (BBC7)
20050504 (BBC7)
20050505 (BBC7)
20060510 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20060510 (BBC7)
20060511 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20060511 (BBC7)
20080104 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20080104 (BBC7)
20080105 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20080105 (BBC7)
20090116 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20090116 (BBC7)
20090117 (BBC7)
20100409 BT=2300 (BBC7)
20100409 (BBC7)
20120502 (BBC7)

The Reduced Shakespeare Company exposes the shocking truth behind Shakespeare's little-known trip to America.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company take a look at the Bard himself.

The thespians expose the truth behind the Bard's little-known trip across the Atlantic.

The truncated thespians expose the shocking truth behind the Bard's little-known trip across the Atlantic.

From June 1994.

The truncated thespians expose the shocking truth behind the Bard's little-known trip across the Atlantic. From June 1994.

The thespians expose the truth behind the Bard's little-known trip across the Atlantic.