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Barbican, The

Synopsis
Television arts series presented by Barry Norman. One item (c12 mins) discusses the opening of the Barbican Arts Centre in London; the Royal Shakespeare Company made the Barbican Theatre their London home. There are discussions about costs, the architecture of the various areas and the acoustics. Terry Hands, Joint Artistic Director of the Company, compares the Barbican to the Aldwych Theatre (the RSC’s previous London venue).
Series
Omnibus
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Barbican Theatre

Credits

Director
Jonathan Fulford
Producer
Jill Evans; Tony Staveacre
Contributor
Barry Norman; Terry Hands

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

BFI National Archive

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