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 404. The Scottish Effect

Novelists Alexandra Sokoloff (American) and Craig Robertson (Scottish) discuss how living in Scotland inspires their work. Featuring thin boundary issues, chasing markets, how art imitates life, so-called “monster-boning”, the differences between Glasgow and Edinburgh, shout-outs to novelists Ian Rankin, Alexander … Continue reading

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Episode 403. The Reston Extravaganza

Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor announce an unprecedented event: The Complete Works of the Reduced Shakespeare Company (abridged) Extravaganza, produced by the Reston Community Center in Reston, VA, from September 12-21, 2014: seven shows in ten days, appearances from past and … Continue reading

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Episode 402. The Pleasance Courtyard

LIVE! (ish) from the Pleasance Courtyard, the throbbing hub of theatrical activity here at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, comes this collection of pitches from people selling some of the more than three thousand shows being performed this year. Featuring our … Continue reading

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Episode 401. Yisrael’s Three Conversions

Yisrael Campbell is just your run-of-the-mill Irish, Italian, Catholic, American, Reform, Conservative, and now Orthodox Jew, and he tells the story of his fascinating journey in “Circumcise Me”, his funny and poignant one-man show currently playing at the Edinburgh Fringe … Continue reading

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Episode 400. Edinburgh Fringe Festival

LIVE! From the Pleasance Courtyard in Edinburgh, Scotland comes this celebration of our 400th continuous week of podcasting and our return (after nine years) to the place that launched it all, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Join us as we adopt … Continue reading

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