Such Stuff: The Shakespeare's Globe Podcast

14 EpisodesProduced by Such Stuff: The Shakespeare's Globe Podcast

Such Stuff goes behind the scenes at Shakespeare's Globe, sharing the incredible stories and experiences that come through our doors every day. We'll be exploring the big themes behind all of the work that we do here and asking: what is Shakespeare's transformative impact on the world?

14 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

3: Pride, Then and Now

February 7th, 2019

29:37

In this episode of Such Stuff, we go behind the scenes with the Pride, Then and Now festival, asking how we perform sexuality, and how sexuality is performed, shining a light on queer narratives from the early modern …

2: BONUS: Meet Sean Holmes, Associate Artistic Director

January 24th, 2019

14:03

Our new Associate Artistic Director, Sean Holmes, joins us on the podcast to share his relationship and previous experiences with Shakespeare over …

1: What Would You Sell Your Soul For?

January 17th, 2019

21:58

In the first episode of Season 2 of Such Stuff, we go behind the scenes with Dark Night of the Soul, a festival of new writing from a collective of …

11: Christmas at the Globe

December 21st, 2018

20:22

It’s Christmas at the Globe!

To get into the festive spirit, we travel back in time with Dr Will Tosh to the frosty winter of 1607/8, when the river …

10: Something Wicked This Way Comes

October 31st, 2018

28:23

It’s Halloween at the Globe! We searched the Globe high and low for all things superstitious and spooky… We go behind the scenes with the upcoming production of Macbeth, chatting to director Rob Hastie about witches, …

9: Bonus: Shakespeare and Remembrance

October 25th, 2018

14:22

November 11 2018 marks the centenary of Armistice Day, one hundred years since the end of the First World War. Ahead of Shakespeare and Remembrance here at the Globe, we ask: what can the real experience of war teach us …

8: The Past and the Present

October 11th, 2018

24:15

In this episode of Such Stuff, we take a closer look at history plays, old and new, asking: why do we turn to the history play at times of crisis and …

7: Bonus: Literature as Friendship

October 4th, 2018

11:42

This summer, community groups, both local and wider, came together with our sonnet ensemble to fill the Globe with the sounds of all 154 sonnets for our very first Sonnet Sunday. Director Athena Stevens and poets …

6: Shakespeare and Race

September 28th, 2018

35:38

This week on Such Stuff, we follow up on our first ever Shakespeare and Race festival, and ask: what does it mean to be a person of colour and study, …

5: Bonus: Composing for the Ensemble

September 20th, 2018

8:50

Composer and Globe Music Associate James Maloney takes us behind the scenes on how to compose the music for two shows in just ten weeks, when you can’t write a single note before you get into the rehearsal room… how do …

4: The Ensemble Experiment

September 13th, 2018

38:02

This week on Such Stuff, we go behind the scenes with the Globe Ensemble and ask: what happens when any person can play any character, and what do …

3: Refugee Week

August 30th, 2018

22:44

In this episode of Such Stuff, we take a look back at Refugee Week at the Globe and ask: how can art respond to the crises of our times?

We go behind the scenes on Refugee Week at the Globe, talking to the artists who …

2: The Missing Women

August 30th, 2018

40:14

In the first ever episode of Such Stuff we’ll be asking: why is it so important to reclaim the untold stories of women from history?

Emilia Bassano …

1: Trailer: Welcome to Such Stuff

August 24th, 2018

2:55

Such Stuff is the new podcast from Shakespeare's Globe. 

What happens when the old and the new collide? We'll be looking at Shakespeare's …

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