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From Bard to Verse. Episode 6

Synopsis
Television eight-part series in which on consecutive evenings actors perform extracts from Shakespeare’s plays and poems. Episode 6 - Stephen Tompkinson performs ‘If music be the film of love’ from Twelfth Night (I i), Benedict Wong performs ‘The barge she sat in like a burnished throne’ from Antony and Cleopatra (II ii), Charlies Brooks reads Sonnet 139 ‘O, call not me to justify the wrong that my unkindness lays upon my heart’, Delroy Atkinson, Ashley Campbell and Oliver Mason perform ‘O mistress mine’ from Twelfth Night (II iii), Mark Lamaar performs ‘O, that this too too solid flesh would melt’ from Hamlet (I ii), Tracy-Ann Oberman reads Sonnet 67 ‘Being your slave, what should I do but tend upon the hours and times of your desire?', Lucy Gaskell reads Sonnet 126 ‘O thou my lovely boy, who in thy power dost hold Time’s fickle glass’, Meera Syal performs ‘Love first learned in a lady’s eyes’ from Love’s Labour’s Lost (IV iii), Delroy Atkinson, Ashley Campbell and Oliver Mason perform ‘Sigh no more ladies’ from Much Ado About Nothing (II iii), Lemn Sissay reads sonnet 15 ‘When I consider everything that grows’, Seeta Indrani performs ‘Romeo, Romeo, wherefore out thou Romeo?' from Romeo and Juliet (II ii) and Kathryn Drysdale reads Sonnet 116 ‘Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediment’.
Series
From Bard to Verse
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
9 Apr 2004 at 19:15 (Channel: BBC3)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Contributor
Kathryn Drysdale
Cast
Ashley CampbellFeste
Ashley CampbellBalthasar
Benedict WongEnobarbus
Charlie Brooks 
Daniela NardiniLady Macbeth
Delroy AtkinsonBalthasar
Delroy AtkinsonFeste
Lemn Sissay 
Lucy Gaskell 
Meera SyalBerowne
Oliver MasonFeste
Oliver MasonBalthasar
Seeta IndraniJuliet
Stephen TompkinsonOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Tracy-Ann Oberman 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

Baby Cow Productions

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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