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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: A Full Cast, Adrian Lester, Jennifer Ehle Publisher: Arkangel Format: Audio Theater Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Arkangel Shakespeare Collection Release Date:
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This haunting drama of vengeance and forgiveness crowns the group of tragicomic romances that Shakespeare composed at the end of his career. Sometimes read as his farewell to the stage, the play contains some of Shakespeare’s most lyrical verse.

Prospero, wise Duke of Milan, has been deposed by Antonio, his wicked brother, and exiled with his daughter Miranda to a mysterious island. But Prospero possesses supernatural powers. Aided by the spirit Ariel, Prospero uses his magical art to bring his enemies under his control. 

Prospero is played by Bob Peck, Ariel by Adrian Lester, Jennifer Ehle is Miranda, Simon Russell Beale is Antonio, Jamie Glover is Ferdinand, and Richard McCabe plays Caliban.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Fine British talent.”

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  • “A rhapsody of words, assembled for the ear. This venture marries scholarship and accessibility on an unmatched scale.”

    New York Times, praise for the series

  • Part of the series which won the Audie® Award for Best Audio Drama in 2004
  • A Voice Arts Award Nominee
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