31 Days, 31 Villains: #13, Oliver

This is the only Shakespearean brother who doesn’t hate his brother out of being younger or a bastard. So… what is his problem?

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
#17 – The Queen, Cymbeline
#16 – Leontes, A Winter’s Tale
#15 – Antiochus, Pericles
#14 – Duke of Cornwall, King Lear

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31 Days, 31 Villains: #22, Duke Frederick

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    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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    Shakespeare’s Worst Brothers

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    In this video, I count down Shakespeare’s Five Worst Brothers! From attempted murder to murder and psychological torture, see what “brotherly love” means to the Bard. The cruel, cruel Bard.

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    Shakespeare’s Best Brothers

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    I had Mother’s Day to talk about Moms and Father’s Day to talk about Dads. But what about the most contentious familial relation found in Shakespeare – Are there any good brothers out there? I’ve found five, and here they are! And, just because there’s such rich variety to choose from on the other side of things, look out for Monday’s episode, where I will be counting down Shakespeare’s top five WORST brothers. Lots of competition, see if you can guess who will be on there!

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