Venus and Adonis - The Complete Shakespeare - HD Restored Edition

EDUCATIONAL PODCASTS - HD Remastered - Restored Edition - (Subtitles editing in progress).

Venus and Adonis - The Complete Shakespeare - HD Restored Edition

Cast: Irene Worth, George Rylands, Ian Lang.

'O, learn to love, the lesson is but plain,
And once made perfect, never lost again.'

Shakespeare’s great erotic poem tells the story of Venus' obsession with the handsome Adonis.

In Ovid’s Metamorphoses, the boy hunter Adonis is the willing lover of Venus, the goddess of love, and dies accidentally. Shakespeare has Adonis reject Venus. Venus endlessly argues for making love, with Adonis uttering petulant protests.

Performed by the Marlowe Dramatic Society and Professional Players. The Marlowe Dramatic Society was founded in 1907 with a mission to focus on effective delivery of verse, respect the integrity of texts and rescue neglected plays by Shakespeare’s contemporaries and the less performed plays of Shakespeare himself. The Marlowe Dramatic Society has performed annually at Cambridge Arts Theatre since its opening in 1936 and continues to produce some of the finest actors of their generations.

William Collins Books and Decca Records - Argo Classics - Historic catalogue of classic prose and verse read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Vinyl records, remastered and restored.

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