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Thursday, 10 January 2013
How Should Shakespeare Really Sound?
Audio: The British Library have released the first audio guide to how
Shakespeare's plays would have sounded in the original pronunciation.
Inspired by working with Kevin Spacey, Sir Trevor Nunn has claimed that
American accents are "closer" than contemporary English to the
accents of those used in the Bard's day. Others say that the speech of Elizabethans was also much quicker than it is in
modern day Shakespeare productions.