Shakespeare Unbard, Episode 31: The Infinite Variety of Antony and Cleopatra
Endlessly bewildering, Antony and Cleopatra is, much like Cleopatra herself, a thing of "infinite variety". It leaps around in genre, as if Shakespeare couldn't quite make up his mind. In this episode of Shakespeare Unbard, Joel takes a look at this complex play.
In this episode you'll hear excerpts and clips from:
BBC Cymru Wales. Antony and Cleopatra. 2014.
Shakespeare, William. The Tragedy of Macbeth. The Riverside Shakespeare, Houghton and Mifflin, 1974.
Heston, Charlston. Antony and Cleopatra. Rank Organiastion, 1972.
Nunn, Trevor. Antony and Cleopatra. ITV, 1974.
Griffin, Gary. Antony and Cleopatra. Stratford Festival of Canada. 2015.
Other films to check out:
- Miller, Jonathan. Antony and Cleopatra. BBC, 1981.