Shakespeare Sunday with Chop Bard, is a practical, and enthusiastic exploration of William Shakespeare’s work. Each episode will take on a single subject taken from his words, lines, poetry, themes, or resources, in order to better understand them, and find out what use can be made of them.
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King Lear
Show Notes

Episode 1 | An Introduction

Sunday, July 23, 2017
Premiere episode includes five guidelines for dealing with Shakespeare.


Episode 2 | Friends, Romans, Countrymen

Sunday, July 23, 2017
Mark Antony – Julius Caesar Act III – scene 2


Episode 3 |Controversy

Sunday, July 30 2017
Essex Rebellion, Astor Place Riots, and Shakespeare in the Park


Episode 4 | True Quality Of Plants

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Friar Lawrence — Romeo & Juliet – Act II scene 3


Episode 5 | All The World's A Stage

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Jaques – As You Like It – Act II scene 7


Episode 6 | I Am The Dog

Sunday, August 27, 2017
Launce – The Two Gentlemen of Verona – Act II scene 3


Episode 7 | A Figure in Rhetoric

Sunday, September 10, 2017
Touchstone — As You Like It — Act V scene 1


Episode 8 | I Would Eat His Heart

Sunday, September 17, 2017
Beatrice — Much Ado About Nothing — Act IV scene 1


Episode 9 | Last Taste of Sweets

Sunday, September 24, 2017
John of Gaunt — Richard II — Act II scene 1


Episode 10 | Queen Mab

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Mercutio – Romeo & Juliet – Act I scene 4


Episode 11 | The Ghost

Sunday, October 22, 2017
Ghost of Hamlet's Father – Hamlet – Act I scene 5


Episode 12 | Fearful Dream

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Duke of Clarence – Richard III – Act I scene 4
Special Halloween show. No analysis, just George's nightmare.


Episode 13 | Who Will Believe You?

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Angelo – Measure For Measure – Act II scene 4
Featuring: Alex Hall


Episode 14 | Who Will Believe Me?

Sunday, November 19, 2017
Isabella – Measure For Measure – Act II scene 4
Featuring: Shannon R Davis


Episode 15 | Nothing But Thunder

Sunday, November 26, 2017
Isabella – Measure For Measure – Act II scene 2
Featuring: Heather Ordover


Episode 16 |

Sunday, December 10, 2017


Episode 17 |

Sunday, December 17, 2017


Episode 18 |

Sunday, December 24, 2017