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Shakespeare’s London

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Writer Iain Sinclair walks the streets of London in the company of historians, scholars and archaeologists, seeking out Shakespeare’s city in the London of today. He visits the court, the river, the sites of Elizabethan playhouses and the reconstructed Globe Theatre discovering how the city was reflected in Shakespeare’s plays and reveals the life Shakespeare led. (45 minutes)
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Year of production
2000
Notes
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 4/9/2000
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
London; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan stage; Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Online availability

URI
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00qh37f
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Producer
Jane Greenwood (2)
Contributor
Iain Sinclair

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio 3

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

BBC Radio 3 Archive

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/speech/workinp/ External site opens in new window
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