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Comedy of Errors

Synopsis
A personal introduction to the play given by Roger Rees, who starred in Trevor Nunn’s 1976 Royal Shakespeare Company musical version of the play.
Series
Prefaces to Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
20 Dec 1983 at 16:10 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Daniel Snowman
Contributor
Roger Rees

Additional Details

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