5. Shakespeare & Magic28:36In this episode, discover more about Shakespeare's magic - both on and off stage. From astronomy to fairyland and all the way to witches, listen to this very special episode of Shakespeare Goes Viral. With anecdotes from actors Hannah Young and Jonathan Blakeley, and excerpts of the Bard in the Yard plays performed by Rupert Sadler and Luke Farrugia.
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4. Shakespeare & Tragedy32:15In this particularly poignant episode, learn more about the big Shakespearean tragedies of Hamlet, King Lear, Twelfth Night, and the 'emotional mush that Shakespeare embraces,' as revealed by Victoria Gartner. Enjoy anecdotes from actors Will Harrison-Wallace and Constanza Ruff and excerpts from the Bard in the Yard plays acted by Luke Farrugia and Rupert Sadler.
3. Shakespeare & Comedy34:24In this episode, discover how "Shakespeare invented comedy" by listening to Victoria Gartner tell you more about the tenets, tricks and themes of the Shakespearean comedy genre. With anecdotes from Bard in the Yard actors Alix Dunmore and Jonathan McGarrity and particularly comedic excerpts from the plays acted by Luke Ferrugia and Rupert Sadler, this episode is bound to put a smile on your face.
2. Shakespeare in Love37:30In this episode, find out more about how 'Shakespeare invented love' and the nooks and crannies of the Shakespearean love and sexuality landscape, colourfully explained by Victoria Gartner. Including: an interview with Victoria Gartner by Zelda Chauvet and anecdotes from actors Kit McGuire and Honey Gabriel. Excerpts of 'King Leonardo' performed by Rupert Sadler and 'The Scottish Play' performed by Luke Farrugia.
1. Shakespeare & The Plague36:24In this episode, find out more about the genesis of Bard in the Yard and about how Shakespeare (and our Bards) wrote plays during the plague.Including: an interview with Victoria Gartner and anecdotes from producer Charlie Mackellar and actor Henry Charnock. Excerpts of 'King Leonardo' performed by Rupert Sadler and 'The Scottish Play' performed by Luke Farrugia.