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Shakespeare music on the radio

I get circulars sent to me from time to time, but thought I’d post this one seeing as it’s now the 23rd and, officially, Will’s birthday. Their words, not mine, so don’t come complaining if you don’t like the playlist! This weekend marks what may have been Shakespeare’s 447th birthday, and Classical 105.9 FM WQXR …

The BBC Shakespeare

While seeing the Complete Works Festival has been the main part of my work over the last year, I’ve been quietly supplementing this with two other ‘Bardathons’. The first is the academic, where I’ve been reading the Arden editions of every play, and I’ll probably post some thoughts about that once I’ve finished (I’m on …

Regime Change (RSC/BBC Radio 3) @ The Swan Theatre

The first excitement of today was getting the free programme and seeing the cast list. Not only were several of the best actors of the ‘Julius Caesar’/’Tempest’ company (including Julian Bleach, Mariah Gale, John Hopkins, Joseph Alessi, David Rubin and Golda Rosheuvel) involved, but for this event only the fantastic actor Henry Goodman had come …