In this episode, we continue our discussion from eps. 12–16 on the Laurence Olivier and Ian McKellen Richard III films. We discuss how the two films depict Richard’s disability and whether Richard III is a good gateway drug for Shakespeare neophytes.
Host: Alex Heeney (@bwestcineaste)
Guests: Kevin Condardo (@FearStrikesOut) and Mary Angela Rowe (@lapsedvictorian)
Sound recordist and editor: Cam White (@JediDusk)
Ep. 12: Richard III on film pt. 1: Differences in motivations for Richard III
Ep. 13 Richard III on film pt. 2: Lady Anne, Clarence, and adapting for the screen
Ep. 14 Richard III on film pt. 3: Buckingham and other secondary characters
Ep. 15 Richard III on film pt. 4: Beginnings and endings
Ep. 16 Richard III on film pt. 5: Adapting for the screen
Check out Kevin Condardo’s Shakespeare podcast, No Holds Bard. Kevin co-hosts with Dan Beaulieu who appeared on our Twelfth Night episodes. Listen to full episodes of No Holds Bard online here. You can also follow the podcast on Twitter @NoHoldsBardCast.