Favourite Scenes From Shakespeare

William SHAKESPEARE (1564 - 1616)

In 2012, the World Shakespeare Festival surveyed Britons as to their favourite plays by Shakespeare. This collection consists of 21 scenes from the most popular plays written by arguably the greatest writer in the English language, possibly any language. It is an homage to the Bard in celebration of the 400th anniversary of his death in 1616 -- the Shakespeare Quadricentennial. - Summary by John Burlinson

Roles performed by: Beth Thomas, Michele Eaton, Sonia, Tony Addison and John Burlinson
Editing done mainly by Michele Eaton and John Burlinson

Genre(s): Dramatic Readings

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Antony and Cleopatra. Act 5, Scene 2. William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:18:27 en
Play 02 As You Like It. Act 3, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:13:15 en
Play 03 Hamlet. Act 3, Scene 4 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:13:04 en
Play 04 Henry IV, Pt. 1. Act 2, Scene 4 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:13:38 en
Play 05 Julius Caesar. Act 4, Scene 3 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:10:17 en
Play 06 King Lear. Act 2, Scene 4. William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:14:05 en
Play 07 MacBeth. Act 1, Scene 7 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:05:33 en
Play 08 MacBeth. Act 2, Scenes 1-3 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:10:03 en
Play 09 MacBeth. Act 4, Scene 1 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:10:25 en
Play 10 Merchant of Venice. Act 1, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:07:22 en
Play 11 Merchant of Venice. Act 3, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:14:07 en
Play 12 Midsummer Night's Dream. Act 2, Scene 1 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:11:18 en
Play 13 Midsummer Night's Dream. Act 3, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:14:10 en
Play 14 Much Ado About Nothing. Act 4, Scene 1 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:04:35 en
Play 15 Othello. Act 3, Scene 3 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:31:20 en
Play 16 Othello. Act 5, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:12:19 en
Play 17 Richard III. Act 1, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:15:42 en
Play 18 Romeo and Juliet. Act 2, Scene 2 William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:11:41 en
Play 19 The Taming of the Shrew. Act 2, Scene 1. William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:09:18 en
Play 20 The Tempest. Act 1, Scene 2. William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:34:48 en
Play 21 Twelfth Night. Act 1, Scene 5. William Shakespeare Etext Group 00:17:19 en