Shakespeare’s Royal Education

Hosted by Dennis Leap

Shakespeare's Royal Education is built around the plays of William Shakespeare. Host Dennis Leap will focus on the plays that deal most with leadership and nation building.

#5: Scheming Sisters and Bitter Brother

Aired Wednesday, February 2, 2022   ·   09:00 AM CST   ·   56 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, with the assistance of friends from England, finishes reading King Lears Act I, Scene 1 and begins Act I, Scene 2. Leap explains Goneril and Regan's scheme against Lear’s authority and Edmund’s scheme to unseat his legitimate brother.

#4: The Rash and Angry King Lear

Aired Wednesday, January 19, 2022   ·   09:00 AM CST   ·   55 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, using the assistance of friends from England, read Act 1, Scene 1 to line 288 of Shakespeare’s greatly acclaimed tragedy King Lear. Leap also provides line-by-line discussion of the play.

#3: Prepare to Read King Lear

Aired Wednesday, December 29, 2021   ·   09:00 AM CST   ·   55 minutes

Host Dennis Leap explains what you need to do to prepare to read King Lear.

#2: Why a Podcast Titled Shakespeare’s Royal Education, Part 2

Aired Wednesday, December 15, 2021   ·   09:00 AM CST   ·   55 minutes

Host Dennis Leap continues to explain why we should be reading and studying William Shakespeare and what you need to do to take part in the podcast.

#1: Why a Podcast Titled Shakespeare’s Royal Education, Part 1

Aired Wednesday, December 1, 2021   ·   09:00 AM CST   ·   62 minutes

Host Dennis Leap explains why reading and studying William Shakespeare should be part of modern education.