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Folger Podcasts

Folger Podcasts bring you fresh perspectives on Shakespeare and his times. Tune in below to hear:

  • Curators Kathleen Lynch and Georgianna Ziegler on the Folger exhibitions, Open City: London, 1500-1700 and Shakespeare's Sisters, respectively  
  • Illusionist Teller (of Penn & Teller) on the magic in Macbeth and his role as co-director of Folger Theatre's production of the play
  • The Epicurean Tradition in Shakespeare is the topic of Jonathan Bate's 2010 Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture
  • Why medieval miracle plays like The Second Shepherd's Play still pose riddles for scholars
  • An exclusive radio documentary narrated by Sam Waterston on "Shakespeare in American Life"

Shakespeare Unlimited
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Billy Collins Reading
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James Shapiro: Essex's Irish Rebellion
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Andrew Hadfield: Shakespeare & Ireland
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Deborah Harkness: Early Modern London
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Data-Mining Shakespeare
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Jill Lepore: The KJV in the USA
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The Shakespeare First Folio
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RSC Talks Shop with Michael Witmore
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Shakespeare in American Life
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The Color of Shakespeare
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The Second Shepherd's Play
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