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Radio 3’s Shakespeare Day - Compilation Tape

Synopsis
Extracts include: Sonnet 130 read by dairy farmer, Norman, on his tractor. - Trail for As You Like It with Helena Bonham Carter and David Morrissey. - Sonnet 2 read by Vicki Wilson at South Tyneside College. - Extract from Richard III with Joss Ackland as John of Gaunt.- Sonnet 27 read by pilot Stephen Leggott. -`Masterclass’ with Fiona Shaw - recorded at the Central School of Speech and Drama with a live audience. Actors involved are Susan Brown, Paul Bhattacharjee, Tom George, Clare Cathcart and Antony Ryding.- Sonnet 65 read by Lisa, on Bournemouth Pier, - extract from Richard II with Samuel West as Richard II and James Laurenson as Northumberland. Sonnet 128 read by Dongah Curwen at her contemporary dance class.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2000
Transmission details
(Channel: BBC Radio 3)

Credits

Cast
Samuel WestKing Richard II
Joss AcklandJohn of Gaunt
Antony Ryding 
Clare Cathcart 
David Morrisey 
Fiona Shaw 
Helena Bonham-Carter 
James LaurensonHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Paul Bhattacharjee 
Susan Brown 
Tom George 

Additional Details

Production type
Advertising/Trailers/Promos
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama; Literature
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Central School of Speech and Drama

Notes

General
Issued to promote BBC Radio 3’s Shakespeare Day transmitted 23 April 2000

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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listening@bl.uk
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020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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NW1 2DB

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