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King Lear and Henry V (Michael Morpurgo’s Tales from Shakespeare)

Michael Morpurgo; William Shakespeare / Ben Caplan Avita Jay Baker Mukasa Zoe Lambert
Sir Michael Morpurgo retells two of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays King Lear and Henry V in this stunning audio collection in association with the RSC featuring readings by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Michael himself.Translating these iconic plays into thrilling prose the nation’s favourite storyteller preserves all the imaginative genius and spark of the originals while bringing a contemporary and vibrant voice to their retelling. The stories are revealed in a fresh exciting and entertaining way providing both an entry point for child readers and a fascinating dialogue with the original texts that will intrigue any Shakespeare scholar.Each tale directed by Hal Chambers and Aaron Parsons is introduced by Michael and includes incidental music composed by Phil James.Look out for the other instalments of Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream Macbethand Hamlet Twelfth Night and Taming of the Shrew and The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest.

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Classic
  • Target Audience Children
  • Released 8th July 2021
  • Duration 01 Hrs. 39 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008498856