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    • Hamlet

    • Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, and others
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    Experience Hamlet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Performance great; commentary lacking

    • By Shaun on 09-23-10

    Regular price: $19.09

    • Macbeth

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Coralyn Sheldon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    Experience Macbeth as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love the Commentary

    • By Amelia on 07-11-09

    Regular price: $18.07

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Hamlet (Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 135

    The multi award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. This is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Universally accepted as Shakespeare's finest play, we peel back the layers of Hamlet to discover how and why it deserves such a place of honour in world literature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great introduction to Hamlet

    • By Jane on 01-25-10

    Regular price: $18.65

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Romeo and Juliet (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Chris Kelham, Sara Bowes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. The poetry of Shakespeare's star crossed lovers is poignantly performed and expertly explained in this unique production: "Passion lends them power."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Helpful

    • By Cheryl on 10-10-09

    Regular price: $18.08

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Macbeth (Unabridged, Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full Cast featuring Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Carolyn Sheldon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play.

    "And nothing is, but what is not." Macbeth may be mystified by the Weird Sisters' words but this intense performance with incisive commentary cuts to the heart of Shakespeare's complex psychological tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent resource !!

    • By Debra on 06-11-12

    Regular price: $14.91

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Macbeth (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Coralyn Sheldon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 100

    Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play.

    "And nothing is, but what is not." Macbeth may be mystified by the Weird Sisters' words but this intense performance with incisive commentary cuts to the heart of Shakespeare's complex psychological tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shakespeare made easy to understand!

    • By Philip on 06-07-08

    Regular price: $18.66

    • Romeo and Juliet

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Christopher Kelham, Sara Bowes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Experience Romeo and Juliet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If a child must read R&J, get this recording

    • By Marshall I. Cohen on 10-14-11

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Twelfth Night

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, David Thorpe, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Experience Twelfth Night as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Maxi-Shakespeare

    • By Carole T. on 06-23-12

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Julius Caesar

    • Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, David Cottis, and others
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Gregory Cox, Colin Campbell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Experience Julius Caesar as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent young scholar's intro to Shakespeare

    • By Laura Quave on 10-28-10

    Regular price: $18.65

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Twelfth Night (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Andy Greenhalgh, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. When characters have to ask "Are all the people mad?" you need a guide! Explore this topsy-turvy world to understand, enjoy, and analyse the language, imagery, and themes of Shakespeare's dark comedy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Buyer Beware

    • By RealSmartFun on 08-21-10

    Regular price: $18.66

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Julius Caesar (Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, David Cottis
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Gregory Cox, Colin Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    The multi award-winning SmartPass study guide, with and without commentary options. This is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Soak up the atmosphere of ancient Rome. Decide for yourself whether Caesar's power and ambition was a threat to the Republic, and whether assassination can ever be justified.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three Cheers for Julius Caesar and SmartPass

    • By Richard on 05-24-11

    Regular price: $18.07

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Twelfth Night (Unabridged, Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full Cast featuring Joan Walker, Andy Greenhalgh, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. When characters have to ask "Are all the people mad?" you need a guide! Explore this topsy-turvy world to understand, enjoy, and analyse the language, imagery, and themes of Shakespeare's dark comedy.

    Regular price: $14.45

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to the Works of Shakespeare (Dramatised)

    • By: Simon Potter, Mary Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, John Albasiny, Katerina Jugati
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Discover the genius of William Shakespeare in this entertaining and educational full-cast drama, designed to whet the appetite and introduce you to the man, the life, the legacy. Includes key scenes from the major plays.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good intro to life and works of Shakespeare

    • By Philip on 04-29-09

    Regular price: $14.45

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Romeo and Juliet (Unabridged, Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full Cast featuring Joan Walker, Chris Kelham, Sara Bowes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. The poetry of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers is poignantly performed and expertly explained in this unique production: "Passion lends them power."

    Regular price: $14.91

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Hamlet (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Universally accepted as Shakespeare's finest play, we peel back the layers of Hamlet to discover how and why it deserves such a place of honour in world literature.

    Regular price: $14.91

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Julius Caesar (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, David Cottis
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Gregory Cox, Colin Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Soak up the atmosphere of ancient Rome. Decide for yourself whether Caesar's power and ambition was a threat to the Republic, and whether assassination can ever be justified.

    Regular price: $15.26