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Shakespeare: Past Master | 2. Romeo and Juliet

History Extra podcast
History Extra podcast
Sophie Duncan delves into the playwright’s world-famous tragedy to reveal what it tells us about youth in the Tudor era

The doomed romance of young lovers Romeo and Juliet has captured imaginations across the centuries – but what does William Shakespeare’s play tell us about the real experiences of youth at the time he was writing? Sophie Duncan offers her expert take.

The HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine.
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