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Tempest, The

Synopsis
A personal introduction to the play by actor Michael Hordern, who played Prospero in the BBC TV Shakespeare production.
Series
Prefaces to Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Feb 1980 at 20:10 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
20 mins

Credits

Producer
Alan Wilding
Contributor
Michael Hordern
Cast
Michael HordernProspero

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Tempest, The
Tempest, The

Notes

History
The series of radio talks was given as curtain raiser to the transmission of the BBC Television Shakespeare plays.
Textual information
The edited transcripts of the radio talks on the individual plays are collected in Roger Sales’ Shakespeare in Perspective , Vols. 1 and 2 (London: Ariel Books/British Broadcasting Corporation), which were published in 1982 and 1985, respectively.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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