The Reduced Shakespeare Radio Show

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LSTOCK01The Tragedies20040519 (BBC7)
20040520 (BBC7)
20050330 (BBC7)
20050331 (BBC7)
20060405 (BBC7)
20060406 (BBC7)
20071130 (BBC7)
20071201 (BBC7)
20081212 (BBC7)
20081213 (BBC7)
20100305 (BBC7)
20100307 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20120328 (BBC7)

Including a 15-second King Lear, Scottish Highland Discs, the Othello Rap and Will's little-known play about King Arthur.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company have found an audio recording of Macbeth - from the 1600s.

Performances of a 15-second 'King Lear', the 'Othello' Rap and 'Scottish Highland Discs'.

The truncated thespians perform a 15-second 'King Lear', the 'Othello' Rap and 'Scottish Highland Discs'.

LSTOCK02The History Plays1994060020040526 (BBC7)
20040527 (BBC7)
20050406 (BBC7)
20050407 (BBC7)
20060412 (BBC7)
20060413 (BBC7)
20071207 (BBC7)
20071208 (BBC7)
20081219 (BBC7)
20081220 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120404 (BBC7)

Richards, Henrys and a few other Royals receive the 'Reduced' treatment.

Richard, Henry, Edward and many more receive the Reduced Shakespeare Company treatment.

From June 1994.

The truncated thespians give their special treatment to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals.

The truncated treatment is given to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals.

The truncated thespians give their special treatment to the Richards, Henrys and a few more royals. From June 1994.

LSTOCK03Romeo And Juliet1994050020040602 (BBC7)
20040603 (BBC7)
20050413 (BBC7)
20050414 (BBC7)
20060419 (BBC7)
20060420 (BBC7)
20071214 (BBC7)
20071215 (BBC7)
20081226 (BBC7)
20081227 (BBC7)
20100319 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)

Passion, Tragedy and The Sound Effect Of The Day: the 'other' RSC brings you the tale of "two Italian kids who kill themselves".

Love, passion, tragedy and the sound effect of the day.

All ably assisted by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Passion, Tragedy and The Sound Effect Of The Day.

The tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves.

The 'other' RSC brings you the tale of 'two Italian kids who kill themselves'.

Plus the Sound Effect Of The Day.

From May 1994.

The other RSC brings you the tale of two Italian kids who kill themselves. Plus the Sound Effect of the Day. From May 1994.

LSTOCK04Hamlet1994050020040609 (BBC7)
20040610 (BBC7)
20050420 (BBC7)
20050421 (BBC7)
20060426 (BBC7)
20060427 (BBC7)
20071221 (BBC7)
20071222 (BBC7)
20090102 (BBC7)
20090103 (BBC7)
20100326 (BBC7)
20100329 (BBC7)
20120418 (BBC7)

The Royal Family of Elsinore compared to The Three Stooges.

Well you are listening to the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

The Royal Family of Elsinore are compared to The Three Stooges.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician?

From May 1994.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing wherein the RDC will tackle the famous Dane.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing, as the boys try and tackle the famous Dane.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing.

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing. From May 1994.

LSTOCK05The Comedies1994050020030807 (BBC7)
20040616 (BBC7)
20040617 (BBC7)
20050427 (BBC7)
20050428 (BBC7)
20060503 (BBC7)
20060504 (BBC7)
20071228 (BBC7)
20071229 (BBC7)
20090109 (BBC7)
20090110 (BBC7)
20100402 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)

From 'Merry Wives' to a 'Merchant' - but are the crazy, mixed-up Bard's comedies actually funny?

LSTOCK06 LASTShakespeare In America1994060020030814 (BBC7)
20040623 (BBC7)
20040624 (BBC7)
20050504 (BBC7)
20050505 (BBC7)
20060510 (BBC7)
20060511 (BBC7)
20080104 (BBC7)
20080105 (BBC7)
20090116 (BBC7)
20090117 (BBC7)
20100409 (BBC7)
20120502 (BBC7)

The Reduced Shakespeare Company exposes the shocking truth behind Shakespeare's little-known trip to America.