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No Bed for Bacon

Synopsis
Radio play based on the historical spoof written by Caryl Brahms and S. J. Simon, adapted for broadcasting by Patricia Hooker. Shakespeare has a writer’s block over composing what he believes to be his masterpiece, Love’s Labours Wunne while the ageing Queen Elizabeth (Mary Wimbush) dreads attending a banquet with Sir Walter Raleigh. No further information known (7/2007).
Series
Play of the Week (BBC World Service)
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Availability
Unknown
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Love’s Labour’s Won

Credits

Producer
Gordon House
Writer
Caryl Brahms; S. J. Simon
Adaptor for Radio
Patricia Hooker
Cast
Mary Wimbush 

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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