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Not Another Shakespeare Podcast!

Not Another Shakespeare Podcast!

By James and Nora
The podcast that takes neither itself nor Shakespeare seriously. Hosted by Nora (theatre nerd/Shax expert) and James (husband/theatre skeptic). Season 1 now live, with fortnightly updates. Follow us on @NAShaxPodcast.
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S1:E5 - Cymbeline
Nora’s favourite and arguably Shakespeare’s weirdest play takes us to Roman Britain, where we meet a crusty jumper, Jupiter calls an Uber, and for some reason all roads lead to Milford Haven. What’s a love token? You’ll wish you’d never asked…    Content Note: Be aware that this play (and this episode) contains depiction and discussions of sexual assault, suicide and self harm, and spousal abuse.
01:10:55
April 11, 2021
S1:E4 - The Changeling
We pivot away from Shakespeare this week to explore a Jacobean tragedy by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. What does Diet Fanta have to do with a bed trick? WTF even is a bed trick?? How many boo ghosts will there be??? Listen to find out!    Content Note: Be aware that this play (and this episode) contains depiction and discussions of sexual harassment and assault and harmful stereotypes of mental illness and intellectual disability.
01:02:51
March 28, 2021
S1:E3 - As You Like It, Part 2
We’re back in the Forest of Arden for Part 2 of our As You Like It double episode extravaganza. Join Nora & James to meet the second son of Sir Rowland, a random lion, the god Hymen (yes, really), and a very persuasive hermit. How many weddings will there be? Listen to find out! If you love this episode, follow us on social media @NAShaxPodcast and subscribe to get notified about new episodes!
43:39
March 14, 2021
S1:E2 - As You Like It, Part 1
In the first part of our As You Like It double episode, James learns about the Shakespeare cinematic universe (SCU), we talk alien inspiration and Expendables spin-offs, and everyone licks some trees in the Forest of Arden.  If you love this episode, follow us on social media @NAShaxPodcast and subscribe to get notified about new episodes!
43:56
March 7, 2021
S1:E1 - The Merry Wives of Windsor
A weird place to start your Shakespeare podcast? Maybe! But this is the play that sparked the whole idea, so we had to give it pride of place. Follow along as James expresses astonishment at the ratio of wives to dudes in Shakespeare's Windsor, the Muppets, Bill Shatner, and Friends make surprise appearances, and we launch our signature Shakespeare rating system.  If you love this episode, follow us on social media @NAShaxPodcast and subscribe to get notified about new episodes at http://nashakespearepodcast.com. 
01:02:33
February 21, 2021
Teaser Trailer
Introducing the podcast that takes neither itself nor Shakespeare very seriously, with your hosts James (husband and theatre skeptic) and Nora (university lecturer and early modern drama expert). 
01:13
February 16, 2021