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Free Thinking - The Winter's Tale Landmark

April 27th, 2016

Episode 1133 of 1202 episodes

“To unpathed waters, undreamed shores” Matthew Sweet discusses The Winter’s Tale, written just 6 years before Shakespeare died and still regarded as one of his most intriguing works. With actor Samuel West, and scholars Michael Dobson(University of Birmingham) and Carol Rutter( University of Warwick) joining Matthew in Stratford-upon-Avon in the Radio 3 prop up studio at the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Other Place theatre as part of Radio 3's Sounds of Shakespeare season. The Winter's Tale is being broadcast as the Drama on 3 this Sunday May 1st. Producer: Zahid Warley

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