History Extra podcast

Cornwell on Shakespeare

19:31 | Dec 14th, 2017

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We are joined by the world-renowned historical novelist Bernard Cornwell who shares the story behind his latest book Fools and Mortals, which explores the world of Elizabethan theatre and the man at the centre of it

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You know it had never occurred to me that without the Globe Theatre there would have been no Shakespeare. Travelling companies only needed one or two plays because every night there was a new town. The Globe created a constant need for new content.