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The Taming of the Shrew

Rana Mitter talks to actress and director Janet Suzman and actress Alexandra Gilbreath about Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and its relevance to sexual politics today.

Rana Mitter talks to the actors Janet Suzman and Alexandra Gilbreath about Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Both women have played the part of Kate -- both in acclaimed RSC productions and both made it their own. They'll be discussing the play's sexual politics and what Shakespeare has to say to audiences today.
Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music before tonight's Prom concert.

Producer: Zahid Warley.

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