31 Days, 31 Villains : #17, The Queen

Villain #17, our unnamed Queen of Cymbeline, engineered the dark times that now beset Britain. See just how much of a Disney-style Evil Queen this late-play mastermind is…

The Villains so far:
#31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
#30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
#29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
#28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
#26 – Caliban, The Tempest
#25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
#24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
#23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona
#22 – Duke Frederick, As You Like It
#21 – Don John, Much Ado About Nothing
#20 – Duke of Buckingham, Richard III
#19 – Antonio, The Tempest
#18 – Dionyza, Pericles

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31 Days, 31 Villains: #18, Dionyza

Dionyza is our first female villain, at #18. Here’s a character who almost makes reading Pericles, Prince of Tyre worth it!

The Villains so far:
#31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
#30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
#29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
#28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
#26 – Caliban, The Tempest
#25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
#24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
#23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona
#22 – Duke Frederick, As You Like It
#21 – Don John, Much Ado About Nothing
#20 – Duke of Buckingham, Richard III
#19 – Antonio, The Tempest

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31 Days, 31 Villains: #19, Antonio

Yet another evil usurping brother features here at spot #19, this one isn’t a direct threat to his brother anymore but manages to spread his fratricidal mayhem elsewhere…

The Villains so far:
#31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
#30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
#29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
#28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
#26 – Caliban, The Tempest
#25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
#24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
#23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona
#22 – Duke Frederick, As You Like It
#21 – Don John, Much Ado About Nothing
#20 – Duke of Buckingham, Richard III

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31 Days, 31 Villains: #20, Duke of Buckingham

The Villains list features but one sidekick – this one! Enjoy!

The Villains so far:
#31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
#30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
#29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
#28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
#26 – Caliban, The Tempest
#25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
#24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
#23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona
#22 – Duke Frederick, As You Like It
#21 – Don John, Much Ado About Nothing

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31 Days, 31 Villains: #21, Don John

This is another angry brother on the villains list – you saw him recently on my Worst Brothers list, here he is again! Oh Keanu Reeves…

The Villains so far:
#31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
#30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
#29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
#28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
#26 – Caliban, The Tempest
#25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
#24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
#23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona
#22 – Duke Frederick, As You Like It

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31 Days, 31 Villains: #22, Duke Frederick

  • On today’s Villain Countdown episode, we cover a guy who usurped his brother to take his throne. Get used to that…

    The Villains so far:
    #31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
    #30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
    #29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
    #28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
    #26 – Caliban, The Tempest
    #25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
    #24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
    #23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona

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    31 Days, 31 Villains: #23, Proteus

    On today’s Villain Countdown episode, we cover a protagonist in a comedy – how on earth did one of those make it onto the list?? Find out here!

    The Villains so far:
    #31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
    #30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
    #29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
    #28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
    #26 – Caliban, The Tempest
    #25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
    #24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar

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