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Shakespeare Laboratory: Part 1, The

Synopsis
The first of two programmes in which two directors from both sides of the Atlantic (Adrian Noble and Peter Sellars) use workshops to explore their personal visions of Shakespeare’s plays. In part 1 Adrian Noble, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is joined by RSC actors, Joanne Pearce, Antony Sher and Simon Russell Beale for an intensive week of experimentation on a crucial scene in Measure for Measure in which Isabella pleads for Claudio’s life.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
17 Oct 1994 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
50 mins

Credits

Director
Bob Bentley
Contributor
Adrian Noble; Antony Sher; Joanne Pearce; Simon Russell Beale

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops

Notes

History
Shown as part of BBC’s BARD ON THE BOX season, which ran for two months from 16 October to 14 December 1994.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
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

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