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Shakespeare Podcasts

Here are 25 Best Shakespeare Podcasts worth listening to in 2024


SONNETCAST Sebastian Michael, the author of The Sonneteer and several other plays and books, looks at each of William Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets in the originally published sequence, giving detailed explanations and looking out for what the words themselves tell us about the great poet and playwright, about the Fair Youth and the Dark Lady, and about their complex and fascinating relationships.
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Facebook Followers 88Twitter Followers 712 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 31 min Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare Unlimited

Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare Unlimited Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places - not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our 'Shakespeare Unlimited' podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.
Podcast folger.edu
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 126.2KTwitter Followers 33.3KInstagram Followers 35.2K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 34 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

3. Play On Podcasts

Play On Podcasts Play On Podcasts is an epic audio adventure reimagining timeless tales, featuring original music compositions and the voices of extraordinarily gifted artists. This is where Theatre meets Podcast, combining the modern-day audio phenomenon with the power of live performance.
Podcast ncpodcasts.com
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 2.5KTwitter Followers 261Instagram Followers 9.2K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 42 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

4. The Play's the Thing

The Play's the Thing The Play's the Thing is the ultimate resource for lovers of Shakespeare. Dedicating six episodes to each play, this podcast explores the themes, scenes, characters, and lines that make Shakespeare so memorable. In the end, we will cover every play The Bard wrote, thus permitting an ongoing contemplation and celebration of the most important writer of all time.
Podcast shows.acast.com
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 16.7KTwitter Followers 4.3KInstagram Followers 11.7K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 55 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

5. That Shakespeare Life

That Shakespeare Life Hosted by Cassidy Cash, That Shakespeare Life takes you behind the curtain and into the real-life of William Shakespeare. Tune in to hear this podcast.
Podcast cassidycash.com
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Twitter Followers 452 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 37 min Since Apr 2018 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

6. The Bardcast

The Bardcast A cheeky, irreverent yet informative deep-dive into all things Shakespeare, hosted by two longtime Shakespeare performers, directors, and teachers.
Podcast feeds.buzzsprout.com
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 764Twitter Followers 44Instagram Followers 169 Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 49 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

7. Shakespeare Anyone?

Shakespeare Anyone? Shakespeare Anyone? is co-hosted by Elyse Sharp and Kourtney Smith, two professional actors and hobbyist Shakespeare scholars. Join us as we explore Shakepeare's plays through as many lenses as we can by looking at the text and how the text is viewed through modern lenses of feminism, racism, classism, colonialism, nationalism… all the-isms.
Podcast sites.libsyn.com
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Twitter Followers 65Instagram Followers 797 Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 46 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

8. The State of Shakespeare

The State of Shakespeare The State of Shakespeare is a virtual masterclass featuring in-depth interviews with contemporary Shakespearean actors, directors and teachers. We focus on the complex relationship of words and performance, and how individual artists develop unique and often contrasting approaches to the text. We aim to inspire and educate theatre makers, students and educators to discover new ways of bringing Shakespeare to life.
Podcast stateofshakespeare.com
Facebook Followers 1.4KTwitter Followers 3.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

9. The Pendant Shakespeare

The Pendant Shakespeare 'The Pendant Shakespeare aka The Wild Bill Variety Show' is an ongoing presentation of the works of William Shakespeare.
Podcast pendantaudio.com
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 1KTwitter Followers 2.7K Frequency 1 episode / month Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

10. Women and Shakespeare

Women and Shakespeare Women and Shakespeare' features conversations with diverse women directors, actors, writers, and academics who are involved in making and interpreting Shakespeare. In the conversations, we find out both how Shakespeare is used to amplify the voices of women today and how women are redefining the world's most famous writer.
Podcast womenandshakespeare.com
Apple Rating 5 / 5Twitter Followers 2.3KInstagram Followers 466 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 28 min Since Mar 2020 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

11. Shakespeare's Shadows

Shakespeare's Shadows Featuring interviews with both actors and academics, Shakespeare's Shadows delves into a single Shakespeare character in each episode. Perspectives from the worlds of academia, theater, and film together shape explorations of the Bard's shadows, his imitations of life — pretty good imitations, ones that reveal enough of ourselves that we're still talking about them four centuries later.
Podcast shakespearesshadows.com
Facebook Followers 91Twitter Followers 72Instagram Followers 689 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact

12. The Shakespeare's Globe Podcast

The Shakespeare's Globe Podcast Such Stuff goes behind the scenes at Shakespeare's Globe, sharing the incredible stories and experiences that come through our doors every day. We'll be exploring the big themes behind all of the work that we do here and asking: what is Shakespeare's transformative impact on the world?
Podcast audioboom.com
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 206.8KTwitter Followers 253.4KInstagram Followers 248.8K Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

13. Twice Blest

Twice Blest Welcome to Twice Blest, a podcast exploring Shakespeare and the Hebrew Bible from the Yeshiva University Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought. Hosted by Dr. Shaina Trapedo, Twice Blest brings you conversations with faith leaders, scholars, and writers that bridge the wisdom of Judaic and classical texts so we can live more informed and fulfilling intellectual and spiritual lives on an individual and communal level.
Podcast podcasters.spotify.com
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 857Twitter Followers 548Instagram Followers 376 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

14. Sour Beer and Shakespeare

Sour Beer and Shakespeare Our hosts, Juliet Wolfe and Olivia Rose Nathan, explore their lives as actors, twenty-somethings, Shakespeare lovers, and sour beer drinkers. Every week Juliet and Olivia will bring their hot take on a different Shakespeare play while enjoying a new sour beer of the week. The podcast will provide lively literary discussion and drunkenness ensue.
Podcast feeds.buzzsprout.com
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15. Appreciating Shakespeare with Doctor Rap

Appreciating Shakespeare with Doctor Rap Offering knowledge and tools for appreciating Shakespeare's deep and universal meanings.
Podcast feeds.buzzsprout.com
Apple Rating 5 / 5 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

16. The Hurly Burly Shakespeare Show

The Hurly Burly Shakespeare Show The Hurly-Burly Shakespeare Show is an irreverent mix of entertainment and scholarly content suitable for novices and hard-core 'Bardolaters' alike. Jess and Aubrey discuss the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, as well as other fascinating aspects of the Early Modern period's lively theatre and print culture.
Podcast hurlyburlyshakespeareshow.com
Twitter Followers 1.9K Frequency 5 episodes / year Avg Length 67 min Get Email Contact

17. No Holds Bard

No Holds Bard Every other week, you'll get our regular episode featuring a lightning round on several intersections of Shakespeare and the present day, an underused Shakespearian phrase that you can roll into your everyday conversation. Once a month, we offer SO YOU'RE GOING TO SEE SHAKESPEARE, a half-hour briefing on a specific play to listen to on your commute to the theater that will prepare you to be the best little audience member you can be.
Podcast noholdsbard.libsyn.com
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 509Twitter Followers 627 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

18. Shakespeare Sundays with Chop Bard

Shakespeare Sundays with Chop Bard Shakespeare Sundays with Chop Bard, is a practical, and enthusiastic exploration of William Shakespeare's work. Each episode will take on a single subject taken from his words, lines, poetry, themes, or resources, in order to better understand them, and find out what use can be made of them.
Podcast shakespearesundays.libsyn.com
Facebook Followers 514Twitter Followers 357 Since Jul 2017 Get Email Contact

19. What You Will

What You Will Brush up your Shakespeare with co-hosts Charlotte Ahlin and Danielle Cohn as we read and review every single play the Bard ever wrote. Every other Wednesday we bring you unsolicited opinions, goofs, and in-depth discussions about which Shakespeare characters most resemble beloved cartoon cats.
Podcast charlotteahlin.com
Facebook Followers 51Twitter Followers 275 Since Nov 2018 Get Email Contact

20. Breaking Bard

Breaking Bard Breaking Bard aims to break down the mythic image that has been constructed around Shakespeare by having honest conversations about Shakespeare and his plays.
Podcast ripegoodscholar.com
Facebook Followers 40Twitter Followers 166Instagram Followers 168 Get Email Contact

21. 21st Folio Podcast

21st Folio Podcast The 21st Folio is a podcast about modern Shakespeare productions of stage and screen. In each regular episode, a panel of guests discusses one more production of Shakespeare's plays, usually either adapted for the screen or filmed live at the theatre.
Podcast 21stfolio.com
Facebook Followers 582Twitter Followers 204Instagram Followers 822 Since Mar 2018 Get Email Contact

22. Podcast Shakespeare

Podcast Shakespeare A listening tour through 450 years of Shakespeare on stage, in history, in our culture, and in person. We're journeying chronologically, from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to The Two Noble Kinsmen, making detours via a range of topics covering William Shakespeare's history, life, and the afterlife.
Podcast podcastshakespeare.libsyn.com
Apple Rating 5 / 5Twitter Followers 180 Since Aug 2017 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

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Shakespeare Podcasters

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Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Kourtney Smith & Elyse Sharpsites.libsyn.com/314081/site165
Sebastian Michaelpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/sonnetcast23
Cassidy Cashcassidycash.com22
Folger Shakespeare Libraryfolger.edu/podcasts/shakespeare-unlimited14
The State of Shakespearestateofshakespeare.com6
Yeshiva University Straus Center for Torah and Wespodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/twice-blest6
Dr Varsha Panjwaniwomenandshakespeare.com4
Lisa Ann Goldsmith and Owen Thompsonfeeds.buzzsprout.com/11361412
Varsha Panjwaniwomenandshakespeare.com1
Marshall Poecms.megaphone.fm/channel/LIT981049852259
Rich Evans And Mark Walshpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/rich-evans918
Chocolate Yoddahredcircle.com/shows/thepersistentrumor15
Radio Free Mormonradiofreemormon.org15
Sean Johnsonshows.acast.com/the-daily-poem15
RtÉ Radio 1rte.ie/radio/dramaonone/?page=112
Jason Fraleywtop.com/local/virginia11
Brian Wilsonpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brian-wilson510
Great Literatureredcircle.com/shows/great-audiobooks10
Luke Thompsonpodcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lukes-english-podcast-learn-british-english-with-luke/id31205919010
Mark Donovanpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/instanttrivia10
M. G. Mcdonoughtheclassicenglishliteraturepodcast.buzzsprout.com9
Steve Rimmerpodtail.com/en/podcast/steve-rimmer9
Shakespeare In The Villagepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/rishabean8
Lindsay Mcmahon And Michelle Kaplancms.megaphone.fm/channel/allearsenglish6
Teach Differentteachdifferent.com/podcast6
Philip Rowehistory-of-european-theatre.captivate.fm5
Renee Ashley Baker Ct Yankeepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/reneeashleybaker5
Wes Alwan And Erin O'luanaighsubtextpodcast.com5
Laetitia Perrautonethinginafrenchday.podbean.com4
Muy Historiamuyinteresante.com/temas/podcasts4
Nick Henneganpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/bohemianbritain4
Robots Radio - Jennasis And Toastiecms.megaphone.fm/channel/ROBR78139185104
Sarah Mackenziereadaloudrevival.com/podcast4
The New Thinkerythenewthinkery.com/listen4
David Chaddertonbtguide.libsyn.com3
Gary Arndt | Glassbox Mediaeverything-everywhere.com/everything-everywhere-daily-podcast3
Imploding Fictionsameliapodcast.com/listen-now3
John J. Millernationalreview.com/podcasts/the-great-books3
Nathaniel Lloydhistoricalblindness.com/podcast3
Rj Youngsoundcloud.com/woosahrj3
Ryan Hawklearningleader.com/podcast3
The Student Lawyerpodfollow.com/1493399345/view3
101.5 Wpdhpodcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id15589172932
Addieokie Productionspodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jwcp2
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