Shakespeare’s Restless World | 5: Swordplay and Swagger

Neil MacGregor uses artefacts to explore how Elizabethan and Jacobean playgoers made sense of their world. Today, he illustrates extent of violence in Elizabethan London - both onstage and off.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 13'22''
  • Broadcast date: 2012

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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