Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess and Shakespeare

This resource examines some of the ways in which Anthony Burgess thought about and wrote about one of his greatest inspirations.

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Burgess and Shakespeare: the podcast:

This episode of the Burgess Foundation Podcast examines Burgess’s relationship with Shakespeare and his works, including discussions of the Shakespeare biography, the novel Nothing Like the Sun and Burgess’s wider interpretations of Stratford’s most famous son. Featuring music from the unmade musical film Will (otherwise known as The Bawdy Bard) and Burgess’s later Shakespeare ballet suite, titled Mr WS, this is a comprehensive exploration of one of Burgess’s most substantial creative influences.

You can stream the podcast below or download it from any of the usual places by searching for ‘Anthony Burgess and Shakespeare’.