May 12, 2021
Remember when we said that we'd cover all of the different parts of Macbeth that were influenced by King James being on the throne or written *just* for him? In this episode, we finally get around to talking about all of that!
Shakespeare Anyone? is created and produced by Kourtney Smith and Elyse Sharp.
Note: When this episode was recorded, Kourtney Smith was "Korey Leigh Smith".
Music is "Neverending Minute" by Sounds Like Sander.
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