Mysteries of the First Folio
Episode 7 with Katherine Chiljan

January 27, 2013

https://media.blubrry.com/the_shakespeare_underground/archive.org/download/TSU07_MysteriesOfFirstFolio/TSU_07_Mysteries_of_First_Folio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download The First Folio has been called “incomparably the most important work in the English language.” First Folios are among the most prized books in the world. The 230 or so surviving copies are treasured for their age and rarity, but mostly for their close association to the world…


The Law in Hamlet: Episode 2 with Tom Regnier

December 7, 2011

https://media.blubrry.com/the_shakespeare_underground/archive.org/download/TSU02_LawInHamlet/TSU_02_Law_in_Hamlet.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Can the intricacies of Elizabethan Law shed new light on the tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark? In this fascinating interview with attorney Tom Regnier, we look at how Shakespeare uses the law in the plays and Sonnets, why scholars and lawyers have claimed that Shakespeare had legal training, and — surprisingly — how themes…