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Jonathan Bate talks to Michael Caines

Mad About Shakespeare

Hay Festival 2022, 

Shakespeare’s world is never too far from our own – permeated with the same tragedies, existential questions and domestic worries. Acclaimed biographer Jonathan Bate queries with TLS Editor Michael Caines whether, if you persevere with Shakespeare, he can offer a word of wisdom or a human insight for any time or any crisis.

Jonathan Bate talks to Michael Caines