Mixing history, comedy, and tragedy, Cymbeline is a grab-bag, the equivalent of a Shakespearian mix-tape. There's no way around it: Cymbeline is Shakespeare's craziest play, a wild theatrical experiment that mashes so many different genres, plots, and styles that it's astonishing the thing makes any sense.
In this episode you'll hear excerpts and clips from:
Cymbeline. Arkangel. 2006
Shakespeare, William. Cymbeline. The Riverside Shakespeare, Houghton and Mifflin, 1974.
Cymbeline. Shakespeare-by-the-Sea. 2016.
Shaw, George Bernard. Cymbeline Refinished. The Complete Works of George Bernard Shaw. Paul Hamlyn Ltd, 1962.