Shakespeare Speaks [Shakespeare On BBC World Service] [World Service]

Episodes

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Courage20160428
Courage20160428

The line "A tower of strength" is from Richard III, but originally featured elsewhere

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, what is the writer's global legacy?

Grief20160426
Grief20160426

What does "at one fell swoop" mean now and what did it mean in Shakespeare's time?

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, what is the writer's global legacy?

Love20160425
Love20160425

The course of true love never did run smooth" is a perfect summary of love

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, what is the writer's global legacy?

Madness20160427
Madness20160427

That way madness lies" is from King Lear, but how has its meaning changed over time?

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, what is the writer's global legacy?