The Chop Bard podcast passionatley picks apart the plays of William Shakespeare, scene by scene, line by line, in search of entertainment and understanding, offering a fresh and entertaining look at some old goods- it is the cure for boring Shakespeare.

Episode 160 | Injury Of Tongues

The Winter's Tale – Act 1 scene 2, part 2
Leontes, convinced of his wife's adultery, looks to his most faithful confidant, Camillo, to help resolve his troubled mind.


Episode 159 | Sicilia, You're Breaking My Heart

The Winter's Tale – Act 1 scene 2, part 1
Polixenes truly desires to return home, but Hermione convinces him to stay, while Leontes has some bad ideas.


Episode 158 | Tragical-Comical-Pastoral... Romance?

The Winter's Tale – Intro, and Act 1 scene 1
A sad tale may be best for winter, but Shakespeare had something else in mind. Come join us in the Kingdom of Sicilia, where everything is just swell.