Best William Shakespeare podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Shakespeare’s Sonnets, or simply The Sonnets, comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form written by William Shakespeare that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality. The poems were probably written over a period of several years.
 
This little gem of a book was probably the first introduction to Shakespeare that most readers have had as children. Tales from Shakespeare was written in 1807 by a young clerk called Charles Lamb in the offices of the East India Company. Lamb co-authored them with his beloved sister Mary. The pair lived together for life, having gone through immense trauma caused by mental illness and tragedy. However, far from being a melancholy duo, they led an active and ample social life in the company ...
 
An atypical piece of writing by Mark Twain, the short bawdy skit documents a conversion between Queen Elizabeth and several notable writers of the time, including Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Beaumont, Ben Jonson, and William Shakespeare. Despite first being published in 1880, the piece remained anonymous for a period of time, until it was later acknowledged by Twain in 1901 as his own. Comprised of humor, descriptive imagery, ribald connotations, and vulgar language, the faux conversation is ...
 
A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selections from the epics of Homer and Hesiod. The contemporary rhapsode performs the classical poetry of his or her language, culture, and tradition. Any particular collection and arrangement of poems for performance I term a “rhapsody.” In general terms, a rhapsody is an ecstatic expression of feeling and enthusiasm. In music, a rhapsody is an instrumental ...
 
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
 
Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
"En diálogo con Longobardi" es un programa dominical de entrevistas presentado por el periodista argentino Marcelo Longobardi.
 
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Ear Read This
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Welcome to Ear Read This. A podcast that swivels books around in your earholes to wax lyrical about literature.
 
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TNT's Will Podcast
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The official companion podcast to the TNT original series Will, a new drama about a young William Shakespeare. Join historian Michael Wood each week for an in-depth episode discussion with Craig Pearce (creator and executive producer) and Shekhar Kapur (executive producer and director), as they reveal behind-the-scenes details and parse fact from fiction in Shakespeare's mysterious backstory. New episodes of Will air Mondays at 9/8c on TNT.
 
#WIABGK is the home of the What If a Black Girl Knew podcast. The podcast succeeds the viral poem written and performed by Dylema since October 2015. Today the What If a black girl knew poem has reached over 300,000+ people worldwide. This podcast issues a place to find soul enriching knowledge straight from the horses mouth.
 
BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show broadcast from 2004 to 2006 in 18 episodes written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins & Dan Tetsell. It is set in the "Museum of Everything", an apparently infinite space housing exhibitions on everything from the history of stairs to the Greek buttock gallery, and an inescapable gift shop.
 
Join 11-year-old scientist Lottie Turner and her robot pal Gif on a fun-filled journey through history.
 
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Marcelo Longobardi entrevista al ganador de premios en los festivales de cine de Venecia y de San Sebastián, el actor Oscar Martínez. Martínez formó parte de grandes películas como "Relatos Salvajes", nominada al Oscar. Se destacó además en televisión y en teatro, donde protagonizó obras de la talla de "Amadeus". Martínez habló con Longobardi s ...…
 
S2E11 In the second part of this week's Pickwick bonanza, Stephen Jarvis joins us again to tell us about his first novel, Death and Mr. Pickwick. Discover the true story behind the origin of Mr. Pickwick and the real life story of Pickwick's first illustrator, Robert Seymour. You can find more about Stephen here: www.deathandmrpickwick.com or b ...…
 
Hear how the Irish language, once banned by English colonial rulers, has re-assumed its place at the heart of Irish identity. Then listen in as musician Kieran O'Hare explains why he finds Irish bagpipes more pleasing than the better known Scottish ones, and plays a few traditional tunes on the Irish tinwhistle. And eavesdrop on a pair of Irish ...…
 
S2E10 This week, Ash and Adam are joined by Stephen Jarvis (author of Death and Mr. Pickwick) to discuss The Pickwick Papers, the first novel by Charles Dickens. As well as exploring its unique publication history, they also cover the astonishing popularity of the novel, how Dickens transformed as a writer during its serial run and ask why most ...…
 
El periodista Luis Majul contó a Marcelo Longobardi cómo consiguió entrevistar a una de las divas más grandes de la televisión argentina: Mirtha Legrand. ¿Cuáles fueron los ingredientes de su receta? Un llamado telefónico en el momento justo y una torta rellena de dulce de leche. Conoce la divertida historia detrás de su logro. Majul tambi'en h ...…
 
A flamenco enthusiast from Sweden explains her lifelong passion for the fiery dance traditions of southern Spain. Then writer Will McGrath tells us what he learned from his neighbors while living in southern Africa's small mountainous nation of Lesotho. And Rick checks in with listeners to hear how the mistakes they've made as travelers became ...…
 
S2E9 When Gregor Samsa awoke on morning from troubled dreams, he found himself changed into a... What? In today's episode, Ash investigates the cause of this Metamorphosis. The punishment of a young man living dully sluggardized at home? Or something else? @earreadthis earreadthis@gmail.com facebook.com/earreadthis Music: "Not Drunk" by the Joy ...…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the impact on the British Isles of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, the most poweful man in the court of Elizabeth I. He was both praised and attacked for his flexibility, adapting to the reigns of Protestant and Catholic monarchs and, under Elizabeth, his goal was to make England strong, stable and secure from ...…
 
El Dr. Daniel López Rosetti, especialista en estrés, habló sobre los momentos más plenos de nuestras vidas, algo que plasmó en un gráfico: la curva de la felicidad. Rosetti conversó además con Longobardi sobre como combatir la soberbia. Rosetti considera que hay tres elementos que sirven para combatir la soberbia: un reloj, un telescopio y una ...…
 
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