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Synopsis
Television programme for the deaf. Includes a five-minute item reporting on a production of Titus Andronicus at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton, staged by a deaf and hearing cast. Brief interview with director Lawrence Till, other production staff, and actresses Paula Garfield (wholly deaf) and Julie Finlay (partially deaf), plus scenes from the play in rehearsals. The programme commentary is given in subtitles and voice-over, with British Sign Language from the presenters.
Series
Sign on
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
27 Mar 1993 at 12:00 (Channel: Channel Four)
Duration
24 mins

Credits

Director
Rob Cowley
Producer
Rob Cowley

Additional Details

Theatre
Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Titus Andronicus
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
British Sign Language; deaf persons; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals

Notes

History
The production ran 15 March-10 April 1993 at the Oregon Theatre.

Production Company

Name

Tyne Tees Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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