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 511. Improvising Jane Austen

  Rachel Parris (right) is one of the performers in Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel, which performs in London, Edinburgh, and around the UK, and she talks about how one goes about improvising this beloved British author. She also … Continue reading

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Episode 510. Theatre-Trained Journalist

John Horn (left) is the host of KPCC’s The Frame, a daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment. Trained in the theatre at the University of California at Berkeley, John was a showbiz journalist for the Associated Press, Premiere … Continue reading

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Episode 509. ‘The Bugle’ Podcast

The definitive “Audio Newspaper for a Visual World™,” The Bugle Podcast is one of the seminal achievements in the annals of journalism and political satire. Comedian Andy Zaltzman (right) talks about The Bugle’s creation and his long-time partnership with co-creator John Oliver, how … Continue reading

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Episode 508. Tim’s Shakespearean Ancestors

Actor, singer, improviser, comedian, and radio personality Tim Fitzhigham talks about the connections between some of his ancestors and a young dramatic poet (and possible Catholic) named William Shakespeare. Featuring family connections to both Edward Alleyn and Anne Line, the making of a … Continue reading

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Episode 507. Our Edinburgh Favorites

On this, the last day of the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Reed Martin, Austin Tichenor, and Teddy Spencer reflect on the favorite shows they saw this year, expressing delight at the highlights and disappointment in the lowlights. Featuring lovely surprises, … Continue reading

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