Shakespeare’s secret: what do his royal dramas tell us about power?

Shakespeare’s secret: what do his royal dramas tell us about power?

The second episode of a six-part series about William Shakespeare focuses on his royal dramas and in particular Richard III and Henry V. Pieces that are still referred to when it comes to current political dramas, such as Brexit, but also developments in Ukraine. What does Shakespeare teach us about power? Michel Krielaars talks about it with Ton Hoenselaars, professor of early modern English literature and chairman and great Shakespeare expert.

This series was originally published last summer and will be repeated in the coming weeks.

Presentation:
Michel Krielaars
Guest:
Ton Hoenselaars
Editorial:
Maartje Willems
Edit:
Pieter Bakker
Photo:
Getty Images




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