30% of all downloads
during May 2017!
Great Speeches & Soliloquies of Shakespeare (selections)

Audio Sample

William Shakespeare

Great Speeches & Soliloquies of Shakespeare

Performed by Simon Russell Beale, Estelle Kohler, Clifford Rose, Sarah Woodward & Daniel Philpott


To be or not to be… Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow… O for a Muse of Fire… The quality of mercy is not strained… This sceptred isle… Once more unto the breach dear friends… Many of Shakespeare’s greatest and best-loved speeches are brought together in this superb collection, performed by outstanding artists who bring to vivid life words which are an integral part of our language, our culture and our everyday lives.

  • 2 CDs

    Running Time: 2 h 8 m

    Download PDF booklet

    More product details
    Digital ISBN:978-962-954-697-7
    Cat. no.:NA201512
    CD RRP: $17.98 USD
    Download size:31 MB
  • Buy Download
    Buy Download
    €4.67 + VAT
    Buy Download
    $8.40 USD
    Buy Download
    £4.08 GBP

    See Download Shop – How It Works


    Downloading on a mobile device?

    Currently, restrictions on the delivery of files to mobile devices mean our download titles must be downloaded to a desktop computer and then transferred to the mobile device.

    Download links are also delivered to you via e-mail: see Download Shop – How It Works for more details.

    30 Years of Naxos
    30% off all Naxos AudioBooks downloads during May 2017!
    Download price shown above includes discount
    Buy on CD at

Due to copyright, this title is not currently available in your region.

You May Also Enjoy


Introductions read by Daniel Philpott

Richard II

Clifford RoseJohn of GauntSimon Russell BealeKing Richard II

Henry IV

Estelle KohlerLady PercyClifford RoseKing Henry IV; FalstaffSimon Russell BealePrince Harry

Henry V

Estelle KohlerMistress QuicklyClifford RoseChorusSimon Russell BealeKing Henry V

Henry VI

Estelle KohlerQueen Margaret

Richard III

Clifford RoseClarenceSimon Russell BealeKing Richard III

Merchant of Venice

Estelle KohlerPortia

As You Like It

Clifford RoseJacques

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Estelle KohlerTitania

The Taming of the Shrew

Sarah WoodwardKatharine

Troilus and Cressida

Clifford RoseUlyssesSimon Russell BealeTroilus

Two Noble Kinsmen

Sarah WoodwardJailer’s Daughter

Julius Caesar

Estelle KohlerPortiaSimon Russell BealeAntony

Romeo and Juliet

Estelle KohlerNurseSimon Russell BealeRomeoSarah WoodwardJuliet


Estelle KohlerQueen GertrudeClifford RosePolonious; King ClaudiusSimon Russell BealeHamletSarah WoodwardOphelia


Simon Russell BealeOthello


And the most enjoyable treat of all: Simon Russell Beale – a National Treasure in the making – reads Great Speeches and Soliloquies on ever-resourceful Naxos Audio Books.

John Horder, Camden New Journal

Recently viewed

See more Shakespeare

NAB Articles