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Ensemble, The

Synopsis
First episode in a three-part radio series exploring the story of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.

In the first programme, presenter James Naughtie explores the ethos of the ensemble, following RSC artistic director Michael Boyd and interviewing the company cast and creative team as they prepare the new production - Macbeth - which will open the new theatre in April 2011.
Series
RSC at 50, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Year of production
2011
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
actors; Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals

Online availability

URI
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b0100218
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Producer
Beaty Rubens
Contributor
Aislin McGuckin; Alistair McArthur; Cicely Berry; David Tennant; Gregory Doran; James Naughtie; John Evans (3); Jonathan Slinger; Judi Dench; Madeleine Appiah; Michael Boyd; Patrick Stewart; Peter Brook; Struan Leslie; Tom Piper

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio 4

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 External site opens in new window

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9UZ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council
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
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

Distributor

Name

BBC iPlayer

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