60 mins watch time
Posted August 2020
Was Shakespeare a patriarch or a proto-feminist? How would the canon be different if Shakespeare had written for women, not boys playing women? These are just a few of the vital questions which renowned Shakespearean actor Dame Harriet Walter has to ask when tackling the great female creations of Elizabethan theatre. Her answers help to explain what Shakespeare’s legacy means for the female actor in the 21st century.