Shakespeare Unlimited podcast
William Shakespeare and his works are woven throughout our global culture, from theater, music, and films to new scholarship, education, amazing discoveries, and more. In our Shakespeare Unlimited podcast, Shakespeare opens a window into topics ranging from the American West, to the real history of Elizabethan street fighting, to interviews with Shakespearean stars. As you’ll hear, he turns up in surprising places, too—including outer space. Join us for a “no limits” tour of the connections between Shakespeare, his works, and our world.
The Robben Island Shakespeare
Shakespeare Unlimited: Episode 1 While Nelson Mandela was incarcerated on South Africa’s Robben Island, one of the other political prisoners, Sonny Venkatrathnam, managed to retain a copy of Shakespeare’s complete works. Venkatrathnam secretly circulated the book to many of his…