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All the World’s a Stage: A Collection of Shakespeare’s Speeches

Synopsis
An anthology of Shakespearean speeches from the BBC Sound Archive. Romeo and Juliet (I iii) - Fay Compton; Hamlet (III i) - Michael Redgrave; Henry V (IV iii) - Richard Burton; King Lear (II iv) - Alec Guinness; Macbeth (I vii) - Paul Scofield and Peggy Ashcroft; Macbeth (II ii) - Denis Quilley; Richard III (I i) - Ian Holm; The Merchant of Venice (IV i) - Hannah Gordon.
Series
BBC Radio Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1995
Duration
20 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Cast
Alec GuinnessLear
Denis QuilleyMacbeth
Fay ComptonJuliet
Hannah GordonPortia
Ian HolmRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Michael RedgraveHamlet
Paul ScofieldMacbeth
Peggy AshcroftLady Macbeth
Richard BurtonKing Henry V

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Documentation
Accompanying notes.

Production Company

Name

AudioGO

Email
info@audiobookcollection.com
Web
http://www.bbcaudiobooks.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01225 878 000
Address
St James House
The Square
Lower Bristol Road
Bath
BA2 3BH
Notes
AudioGO, the UK’s leading audio publisher, was formerly known as BBC Audiobooks and was part of BBC Worldwide. The Chivers range encompasses more than 3,500 dramatisations and readings of unabridged fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children. AudioGO also publishes the Radio Collection, incorporating radio dramatisations and non-fiction derived from BBC Radio programming. BBC Archive Voices is a new series presenting interviews with key figures in the fields of entertainment, sport, politics and literature (download only), otherwise sale on CD or MP3-CD via the BBC Shop or other retail outlets, or downloadable in digital format via the BBC AudioZone http://www.audible.co.uk/

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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