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Why should you read Shakespeare's "The Tempest"? - Iseult Gillespie


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Claps of thunder and flashes of lightning illuminate a swelling sea, as a ship buckles beneath the waves. It is no ordinary storm, but a violent and vengeful tempest, and it sets the stage for Shakespeare’s most enigmatic play. Why does this play still resonate with modern readers? Iseult Gillespie investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Designer Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Art Director Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Storyboard Artist Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Illustrator Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Character Designer Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Layout Artist Héloïse Dorsan Rachet
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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