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Night Waves [06/05/2004]

Synopsis
BBC Radio 3 arts series. Paul Allen is joined by Jonathan Miller and Henry Goodman to discuss The Merchant of Venice, arguably the play that has been most changed by history. Since the Holocaust the programme argues that it has become a play entirely about Shylock irrespective of the director’s intentions. It asks the question that although the play may ultimately be about ‘judgment, redemption and mercy’ how many members of an audience will be left with this impression foremost in their minds?'
Series
Night Waves: Landmarks
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Shylock

Credits

Producer
Kirsty Pope
Contributor
Henry Goodman; Jonathan Miller; Paul Allen

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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