Episode 76: Sherlock & Shakespeare
“Give me that man
That is not passion’s slave, and I will wear him
In my heart’s core, ay, in my heart of heart,
As I do thee…”
– Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 2
It’s so Holmes and Watson, Lyndsay could cry. In this episode Babes Maria, Lyndsay, Amy, and Tiffany take a look at the connections, overlap, and similarities of our favorite consulting detective and the many characters of Shakespeare’s creation.
From Jeremy Brett to John Barrymore to Jonathan Pryce to Peter O’Toole and Benedict Cumberbatch, many of the actors who played Holmes in their life also played Hamlet. Is there a connection?
Is what Baz Luhrman did for William Shakespeare what the BBC did for Sherlock Holmes? We talk about this and more in Sherlock & Shakespeare!
Music: Fretless Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)