For Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1 - Margaret Hickey serves dinner consisting entirely of dishes mentioned in The Bard's plays - listen to The Shakespeare Feasts above...

When I lived in London I was a keen theatre-goer. Tickets were more affordable back then and I often took in a play with my pal Joanna Kennedy. After a performance of Twelfth Night at the Aldwych, we sat in a pub discussing it and remarked on how often food and drink were mentioned. And then we realised that it wasn't just in Twelfth Night - food and drink cropped up in every one of Shakespeare's plays we could think of. In those days we were always throwing little dinner parties, so it took only a short hop of imagination to wondering whether we could create a feast featuring only foods that were actually mentioned in Shakespeare plays...

Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday mornings at 9.10 am - listen back here.