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 Anthony Burgess’s relationship with Shakespeare and his works, including discussions of his Shakespeare biography, his novel Nothing Like the Sun and his imaginative interpretation of the bard’s life. Featuring music from the little-known and unfilmed musical The Bawdy Bard and Burgess’s Shakespeare ballet, Mr WS, this is a fascinating exploration of one of the great influences on Burgess’s creative life.

Presented by Graham Foster.