Stories from Shakespeare: The Plantagenets

Version: Unabridged
Author: David Timson
Narrator: Anton Lesser , Hugh Ross
Genres: Classics
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Published In: December 2008
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours, 52 minutes
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Overview

Naxos AudioBooks presents the history of the Plantagenets as seen through the eyes of Shakespeare. These easy-to-understand introductions feature key speeches and scenes from the plays themselves, and are very accessible for children approaching Shakespeare for the first time, as well as being an invaluable aid to the history of the Plantagenets, from Richard II to Richard III. This set covers: Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Henry V, Henry VI parts 1, 2 and 3 and Richard III. Read by an outstanding cast of English classical actors, and introduced by Anton Lesser.

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.