Bard Flies

di James A. Smith, William C. Quinn

A podcast full of sound and fury, told by idiots. Dedicated to covering the plays of William Shakespeare in chronological order. 

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 1

  • S01 E34 - Coriolanus: The Pride Before the Brawl

    S01 E34 - Coriolanus: The Pride Before the Brawl

    What happens when a virtuous general gets drafted to run for office after defeating Rome’s enemies in battle? Nothing good! In this classic tale of martial virtue, popular politics, banishment, and treason, Shakespeare explores th...

    01:00:45
  • S01 E33 - Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Mediterranean Blues Cruise

    S01 E33 - Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Mediterranean Blues Cruise

    On a tour with the least linear ports of call since The Odyssey, Shakespeare’s Pericles tries to win the hand of a princess in an incestuous relationship with her father by solving a riddle, ends a famine, gets into a shipwreck, w...

    45:55
  • S01 E32 - Antony and Cleopatra: The Be-Niled

    S01 E32 - Antony and Cleopatra: The Be-Niled

    In one of the most famously torrid love affairs of all time, defined by extramarital cheating, lavish outfits, histrionics, and the shadow of collapsing empires, this episode’s main characters define obsession and the insanity of ...

    53:48
  • S01 E31 - The Scottish Play: All Hail Macdeath!

    S01 E31 - The Scottish Play: All Hail Macdeath!

    Double, double toil and trouble! Fire burn and cauldron bubble! Haunted by witches, ghostly daggers, murder, Macbeth is an obvious classic. But why? Will and James discuss Shakespeare's finest marriage story, the power of ambition...

    01:01:29
  • S01 E30 - Timon of Athens: No Money, Mo' Problems

    S01 E30 - Timon of Athens: No Money, Mo' Problems

    In a classic riches-to-rags story, the wealthy and generous Timon goes from commissioning artwork and giving interest free loans to subsisting on roots and railing against humanity in Shakespeare's bleak comedy. The atmosphere is ...

    38:56