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Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Law and Lawyers

August 2nd, 2016

Episode 1172 of 1201 episodes

Continuing our exploration of the ways in which Shakespeare portrayed aspects of professional life, Geoffrey Robertson QC talks about the law and lawyers, contending that Shakespeare must either have studied at the Inns of Court or was close friends with those who did, illustrated with readings performed by Bill Paterson. Highlights of a discussion hosted by Anne McElvoy and recorded at Imperial College Union earlier this evening. Producer: Luke Mulhall