Stories From Shakespeare Volume 2

Version: Unabridged
Author: David Timson
Narrator: Various Artists
Genres: Juvenile & Children's, Educational
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Published In: November 2006
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

The first volume of David Timson's series retelling of the stories from Shakespeare's plays was widely praised by newspaper and educators alike. Here is volume 2, with more key plays. Including Julius Caesar, A Merchant of Venice, and Henry IV, all texts which regularly appear on the exam syllabus. As before, the stories are illustrated by numerous examples from the plays themselves. They are read by two leading Shakespearean actors, Juliet Stevenson and Alex Jennings. Julius Caesar A Merchant of Venice The Taming of the Shrew As You Like It Richard II Henry IV Parts I and Part 2 The Merry Wives of Windsor

Author Details

Author Details

Timson, David

Timson has performed in modern and classic plays across the country and abroad, including Wild Honey for Alan Ayckbourn, Hamlet, The Man of Mode, and The Seagull. He has been seen on TV in Nelson's Column and Swallows and Amazons, and in the film The Russia House.