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The cure for boring Shakespeare!

Dec 17, 2010

The Tempest in review! In this episode, we'll take a look at Julie Taymor's version of 'The Tempest', as well as a few other versions, like Forbidden Planet and Shakespeare Behind Bars.
Cheers To You, by Dust Rhinos, courtesy of

Dec 17, 2010

The Tempest 1.2b – Behind every great sorcerer, you'll find great servants- enter Ariel, and Caliban. Show me the magic!
The Mermaid, by Great Big Sea, courtesy of

Dec 1, 2010

The Tempest 1.2a – Safe on dry land, it’s story time as we meet a couple exiles; Prospero and his young daughter, Miranda. If you fall asleep, blame it on the magic.
Another Man's Vine, by Tom Waits, courtesy of

From listener Jackie, we are alerted to free Shakespeare; King Lear, Hamlet, and Macbeth...

Nov 11, 2010

The Tempest 1.1 – A ship bound for Naples, is caught in a violent storm.
If you thought Ophelia had “too much of water”, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Lovesong, by Dont be a Stranger, courtesy of


Oct 28, 2010

The Tempest – We begin our third series with one of Shakespeare’s last plays: on a mysterious island, inhabited by spirits, monsters and survivors… wait, is this about Lost?
Leis a lurrighan, by Ceili Moss, courtesy of