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Bingo: Scenes of Money and Death

Synopsis
Television production of Edward Bond’s stage play. Set in 1615 it shows an aged and weary Shakespeare in retirement in Stratford. He is disillusioned, pondering on life and fame and seeing nothing but hypocrisy.
Series
Theatre Night
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
30 Jun 1990 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
125 mins

Credits

Director
Don Taylor
Producer
Tim Ironside Wood
Writer
Edward Bond
Music
Derek Bourgeois
Cast
Brenda BruceOld Woman
David SuchetWilliam Shakespeare
George MalpasOld Man
Greg HicksSon
Kenneth HaighBen Jonson
Madeline ChurchYoung Woman
Peter JeffreyWilliam Combe
Ruth MitchellJudith

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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