Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 11 (Multilingual)


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This is the eleventh collection of monologues from Shakespeare's various plays. Various characters will speak on various topics, some of these teach a lesson, some simply characterize Shakespeare at his best, some are funny, some sad, but all are very moving. - Summary by Carolin and Shurtagal (1 hr 10 min)

Chapters

Antony and Cleopatra - Enobarbus - 'The barge she sat in' 4:03 Read by Tony Addison
As you like it - Phoebe - 'I would not be thy executioner' 1:48 Read by Maria Kasper
As you like it - Rosalind - 'It is not the fashion to see the lady epilogue' 1:55 Read by Maria Kasper
Cymbeline - Iachimo - 'The crickets sing, and man's o'erlabour'd sense' 3:40 Read by Tony Addison
Hamlet - Hamlet - 'Speak the speech, I pray you' 3:49 Read by J. Olpecre
Hamlet - Hamlet - 'To be, or not to be' 3:36 Read by J. Olpecre
Henry IV pt. I - Falstaff - 'Tis not due yet: I would be loath to pay him befor… 1:51 Read by Tony Scheinman
Henry IV pt. II - King Henry V - 'I know thee not, old man: fall to thy prayers' 1:58 Read by Tony Scheinman
Henry IV pt. II - Mistress Quickly - 'Marry, if thou wert an honest man' 1:57 Read by Maria Kasper
Henry IV pt. II - Rumour - 'Open your ears' 2:56 Read by Maria Kasper
Henry V - Henry - 'This day is called the feast of Crispian' 4:21 Read by J. Olpecre
Julius Caesar - Anthony - 'Friends, Romans, countrymen' 2:04 Read by Piotr Nater
King John - Bastard - 'Mad world, mad kings, mad composition' 3:42 Read by John Burlinson
Macbeth - Lady Macbeth - 'The raven himself is hoarse' 1:28 Read by Lucy Perry
Measure for Measure - Duke - 'Be absolute for death' 4:14 Read by Tony Addison
The Merchant of Venice - Portia - 'The quality of mercy is not strained' 1:47 Read by Beth Thomas
The Merry Wives of Windsor - Falstaff - 'Go, fetch me a quart of Sacke' 2:49 Read by John Burlinson
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Egeus - 'Full of vexation come I, with complaint' 2:05 Read by Algy Pug
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Theseus- 'More strange than true' 1:43 Read by Algy Pug
Richard II - Richard - 'I have been studying how I may compare' 5:47 Read by John Burlinson
[German] Richard III - Gloster - 'Nun ward der Winter unsers Mißvergnügens' 3:38 Read by Algy Pug
Romeo and Juliet - Juliet - 'Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again' 3:24 Read by Beth Thomas
The Tempest - Prospero - 'Now my charms are all o'erthrown' 1:24 Read by Tony Scheinman
The Tempest - Prospero - 'Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves' 2:06 Read by Tony Scheinman
The Winter's Tale - Leontes - 'Thou want'st a rough pash and the shoots that I … 2:01 Read by Algy Pug