Shakespeare in a Divided America by James Shapiro | 3 of 5
Continuing James Shapiro's examination of Shakespeare's relevance in a socially polarised United States, he looks at The Tempest against America's current attitude to immigration.Tweet
Prefaces to Shakespeare | The Tempest
A personal introduction to The Tempest by actor Michael Hordern, who played Prospero in the BBC TV Shakespeare production. "I would wish an audience watching The Tempest just to let the delight, the language, the music and the magic of it wash over them - to feel the play. Thinking about it is best left till afterwards."
Drama on 3 | The Tempest
Shakespeare's play explores the relationship between humanity and the environment. A Scottish cast, led by Ian McDiarmid as Prospero, in this play of magic, romance and revenge.