Macbeth: Shakespeare, A Curse & The Astonishing Astor Place Riot
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A Scottish Podcast About Scotland!

This week we are talking about The Scottish Play. William Shakespeare's cursed historical epic tragedy. We discuss the real story of Macbeth, the circumstances surrounding Willy's writing of the play, the various adaptions through the years and  the curse that has plagued those who dare utter the name of The Scottish Play out loud. 

We also tell you the absolutely bananas story of the Astor Place Riot. 

So shut up and tune in! 

Sláinte


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SOURCES:

https://www.rsc.org.uk/macbeth/about-the-play/the-scottish-play
https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2018/oct/the-curse-and-superstition-of-shakespeare-s-macbeth.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astor_Place_Riot
https://shakespeareandbeyond.folger.edu/2017/05/09/astor-place-riot-macbeth-new-york/
https://theoutline.com/post/8659/the-astor-place-opera-house-riot-of-1849-was-lit
https://shakespeare.folger.edu/shakespeares-works/macbeth/
https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/top10facts/422119/10-facts-about-Macbeth
https://interestingliterature.com/2015/10/five-fascinating-facts-about-macbeth/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macbeth
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2884018/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10095582/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265713/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_3

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