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What Would Shakespeare Do?

What Would Shakespeare Do? Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory's (stf's) new Podcast series will include contributions from audiences, actors, company members and the creative teams we work with. Each series will cover a variety of topics, sharing readings from Shakespeare’s plays and including a range of music and soundscapes.

‘What Would Shakespeare Do. . . In A Pandemic?’ The first series, recorded during lockdown between January and March 2021, looks at how our audiences and artists have been, and continue to be, affected by Covid-19.

Podcasts by Chris Donnelly, Luke Grant, Amy Rockson and Heather Williams. Studio production, sound design and additional music by Chris Warner.

With thanks to all of our wonderful contributors.

The Podcast theme tune 'All The World..' is composed by Chris Warner and includes the voices of Eva Ennals, Susanne Frank, Harry Irvine, Jenny Szewiel, with thanks to Sing Out Bristol and Gurt Lush Choir.

Image Design Craig Fuller

Leadership and Decision Making by Luke Grant

3rd May 2021 | 31 minutes | Latest Episode

EPISODE FOUR: Leadership and Decision Making - A look at leadership and decision making during Covid-19. What leaders have emerged during this pandemic and what advice can we draw from the bard?

Grief, Loneliness and Togetherness by Chris Donnelly

26th April 2021 | 27 minutes

EPISODE THREE: Grief, Loneliness and Togetherness - A brief reflection on, and an exploration of, the themes of Grief, Loneliness and Togetherness in our lives in lockdown and in Shakespeare’s life and writing.

Nature and Animals by Amy Rockson

19th April 2021 | 27 minutes

EPISODE TWO: Nature and Animals – The pandemic is taking its toll on our mood and state of mind; nature and animals can lift our spirits.

Hopes and Dreams by Heather Williams

9th April 2021 | 31 minutes

EPISODE ONE: Hopes and Dreams - Associate Artist Heather Williams explores why our dreams have been more intense during the Pandemic.