The Play's the Thing
Coriolanus: Act II
Join Tim McIntosh and Sarah-Jane Bentley for a spirited discussion about one of Shakespeare's underrated (but most interesting) plays, Coriolanus. In this episode they chat about Act II, focusing on Coriolanus' mother, Volumnia; what the play has to say about leadership; some of the key symbols we find in the play; and much more!
Please note: this episode was originally recorded back in April 2020.
Friday, May 19, 2023
Dr. Christopher Perrin Joins the Show to Discuss Teaching Shakespeare (Part 1)
Join Tim in the first part of a conversation with Dr. Chris Perrin about how to teach Shakespeare, about the neglected virtue of prudence, and about the promise of classical education.
Saturday, May 13, 2023
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act V
In this last act, Shakespeare gives lessons on how NOT to write a play and answers the question: What motivates more: Facts or imagination?