Tales from Shakespeare

  • by Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, William Shakespeare
  • Narrated by Alan Cumming, Nigel Davenport, Andrew Sachs, Juliet Stevenson
  • 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Discover Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.
A perfect introduction for all ages to the breadth and beauty of Shakespeare's work, Tales from Shakespearehas become a classic work in its own right. The tales bring vividly alive the power of Hamlet and Macbeth, the fun of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the drama of The Tempest. Blending detailed narrative with original dialogue and poetic language, they fully convey the wit, wisdom, and imagination of Shakespeare's magnificent plays.

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My daughter's absolute favorite!

What made the experience of listening to Tales from Shakespeare the most enjoyable?

My seven year old adores the stories - and she definitely has a pretty good knowledge about the content of several Shakespeare plays now!


What did you like best about this story?

I love that my daughter begged for more!


What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

My daughter loves the inflection - the tones and voices used by the narrator.


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- Heidi

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-12-2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd