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B.B.C. The Voice of Britain

Synopsis
Documentary. Celebrated impressionist study of the work of the BBC. Includes scenes of a rehearsal for a radio broadcast of Macbeth, featuring the three witches, one of whom is played by documentary film maker Humphrey Jennings.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1935
Duration
61 mins; 5,477 feet

Credits

Director
Stuart Legg
Producer
John Grierson; Stuart Legg
Cinematographer
George Noble; J.D. Davidson
Cast
Humphrey JenningsWitch

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Keywords
BBC; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals

Production Company

Name

GPO Film Unit

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
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