Others say that the speech of Elizabethans was much quicker than it is in modern day Shakespeare productions.
Well, now you can judge for yourself.
There have been a handful of attempts to revive what The Globe call Shakespeare’s “original pronunciation”, but until now they have only been put on stage.
Sonnet 116 by British Library Board
The British Library’s new CD, Shakespeare’s original pronunciation, is the first of its kind featuring speeches and scenes which claim to be performed as Shakespeare would have heard them.
Macbeth – from Act 2 by British Library Board