Will@Warwick - insights into the work of William Shakespeare
Will@Warwick - a podcast featuring the latest academic insight into the work of William Shakespeare.
- For more information on this podcast contact Tom Abbott (firstname.lastname@example.org / 024 76574474)
16:21, Mon 28 Apr 2008
One of the most eminent Shakespeare editors talks about the art. Professor Stanley Wells was co-editor of The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works and is general editor of the Oxford and Penguin editions of Shakespeare as well as Emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Birmingham and honorary governor emeritus of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
14:00, Mon 14 Apr 2008
Discussing how Shakespeare transfers from stage to film are two experts on the subject, Tony Davies, who was a professor and head of the department of English at Fort Hare University in South Africa and Jose Ramon Diaz Fernandez, who is a senior lecturer in English Literature at the University of Malaga.
15:21, Wed 9 Apr 2008
The director of the CAPITAL centre at Warwick, Professor Carol Rutter, talks about her latest book entitled Shakespeare and Childs Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage and Screen.
13:27, Fri 30 Nov 2007
René Weis talks about his biography of William Shakespeare entitled Shakespeare Revealed: A biography and Elizabeth Schafer discusses her book, Lilian Baylis: A Biography on the influential Shakespearean director.
16:24, Thu 15 Nov 2007
Emma Hayley talks about adapting Shakespeare to the ancient Japanese comic art form of manga, after launching the Manga Shakespeare book series.
10:46, Tue 25 Sep 2007
The art of speaking Shakespeare is discussed by actors Ben Crystal, an expert in pronunciation of the Shakespearian period, Patrice Naiambana originally from Sierra Leone and actress Janet Dale along with writer and broadcaster Paul Allen.
17:23, Tue 11 Sep 2007
Art editor of the Guardian website Andrew Dickson and Peter Kirwan, writer of the Bardathon theatre review blog, talk about how blogs have changed the art of reviewing Shakespeare productions.
16:51, Mon 20 Aug 2007
Tony Howard talks about the women who have played Hamlet.
15:17, Fri 6 Jul 2007
We talk to Jacqui O'Hanlon, Deputy Director of Learning at the RSC about approaches to teaching Shakespeare and learning through performance. We also speak to Jeffery Dench and Peter Cant about what they have learned during a collaboration on a new play.
14:50, Tue 26 Jun 2007
Dr Laurie Maguire of Magdalen College Oxford talks about her latest book 'Where There's a Will There's a Way' and Peter Kirwan looks at three interpretations of Macbeth.
09:30, Tue 19 Jun 2007
We focus on Richard II looking at a performance by the Berliner Ensemble in 2006. First we speak to two of the people involved in staging the play and then Professor Margaret Shewring talks about the play in its historical and cultural context.
15:43, Tue 29 May 2007
In our second episode comedian Lenny Henry and director Barrie Rutter talk about studying just 14 lines of Othello. We also hear from Peter Kirwan on his year seeing every production in the RSC's Complete Works Season.
11:17, Thu 17 May 2007
In our first episode of Will@Warwick I talk to Professor Jonathan Bate about his work editing a new edition of the Complete Works of Shakespeare. We also report from the unveiling of a new statue of Macbeth by the artist Greg Wyatt in Stratford upon Avon.