Category Archives: Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

One of the Top Ten Podcasts for Theatre Fans, according to Broadway World. And The Telegraph (UK) called it “a bright, breezy, and entertaining affair, well stocked with interviews, features, and excerpts from the shows!” when it named the RSC Podcast one of its Best Comedy Podcasts. Backstage drama. Touring trauma. Famous Guests. Infamous quests. Literary analysis. No urinalysis. All this and less – on the Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast. Find old podcast episodes here. It’s “All Things Reduced” every Monday – and it’s free!

Episode 566. Captain Picard’s Autobiography

David A. Goodman (author of Federation: The First 150 Years and The Autobiography of James T. Kirk) returns to talk about his new book The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard, the definitive chronicle of Starfleet’s most inspirational captain. David discusses how his television writing helps … Continue reading

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Episode 565. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Paul Edmondson, in addition to being a scholar, author, editor, educator, poet, and priest in the Church of England, is the head of research and knowledge for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the UK’s oldest conservation charity and our host for … Continue reading

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Episode 564. Pop-Up Book Launch

Artist Jennie Maizels and co-author Austin Tichenor appeared at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate the publication of their new book Pop-Up Shakespeare. This edited version of the very fun event features magnificent performances, impertinent Shakespearean comparisons, momentous first dates, unexpected … Continue reading

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Episode 563. Orville Family Guy

David Goodman is the executive producer of the The Orville, the futuristic sci-fi comedy adventure created by (and starring) Seth MacFarlane. David discusses his 30 year (so far) career in television, writing on everything from the Golden Girls to Star … Continue reading

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Episode 562. Reframing The Shrew

Ron West, whose adaptation of The Comedy of Errors won a Jeff Award for best adaptation when Chicago Shakespeare Theatre produced it in 2008, is back at Chicago Shakes with a new framing device for Barbara Gaines’ all female production of … Continue reading

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