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Shakespeare

Synopsis
Television arts documentary series presented by Melvyn Bragg. The episode includes interviews with Harold Bloom on why Shakespeare invented human nature, Kenneth Branagh on romantic love and his new film LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, Glenda Jackson on Shakespeare and politics, Baz Luhrmann on the appeal of Romeo and Juliet for young people, Jonathan Miller on Shakespeare’s brain, Germaine Greer on the sonnets, Julie Taymor on her film TITUS, Anthony Holden on Elizabethan England, Mark Rylance on lessons learnt at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and Jonathan Bate on why Shakespeare is a genius.
Series
South Bank Show, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
23 Jan 2000 at 22:45 (Channel: ITV1)
Duration
51 mins

Credits

Director
Christopher Walker
Producer
Christopher Walker
Contributor
Anthony Holden; Baz Luhrmann; Germaine Greer; Glenda Jackson; Harold Bloom; Ian McKellen; Jonathan Bate; Jonathan Miller; Julie Taymor; Kenneth Branagh; Mark Rylance; Melvyn Bragg

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
politics; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); sonnets; Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Notes

Notes
A transcript of Branagh’s comments is available on http://www.branaghcompendium.com/artic-southbank.htm

Production Company

Name

London Weekend Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
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Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

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