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Player King, The

Synopsis
Television arts documentary. In 1976 and 1977 Alan Howard played three major roles in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s repertory - Coriolanus, Henry V and Henry VI (in parts 1, II and III). The programme includes clips from these productions and talks to Howard about acting.
Series
South Bank Show, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
28 Jan 1978 at 22:15 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Producer
Andrew Snell; Tony Cash
Contributor
Melvyn Bragg
Cast
Alan Howard 

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Coriolanus; Henry V; Henry VI part 1; Henry VI part 2; Henry VI part 3
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting techniques; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Howard, Alan

Notes

Notes
The BFI National Archive (as of 2005) holds only a 16mm master copy of ‘an insert’ with separate mute and sound elements.

Production Company

Name

London Weekend Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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