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Shakespeare Sonnet App
Proving again that the Bard is adaptable to any media platform (be they stage, page, or touch-screen), there’s now a very cool app with a star-studded cast reading all 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets.
From the Poetry Bookshop website:
Specially filmed performances of all 154 sonnets by a stellar cast including Sir Patrick Stewart, Kim Cattrall, David Tennant, Simon Russell Beale, Dominic West, Siân Phillips, Fiona Shaw, Dame Harriet Walter, Simon Callow, Stephen Fry, and poets Don Paterson and Sir Andrew Motion.
The complete Arden Shakespeare text of the Sonnets, including all annotations and critical apparatus, automatically synchronised with the readings line by line.
Extended interviews with leading scholars including Professors Katherine Duncan-Jones, James Shapiro and Henry Woudhuysen.