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Measure for Measure

Synopsis
Radio programme. A 5-part series in which actors read from some of the works which were the literary sources for Shakespeare’s plays. Introduced by Dr Carol Rutter and abridged by Gordon House. In the third episode Gerard Murphy reads from George Whetstone’s Promos and Cassandra (1578), Shakespeare’s main source for Measure for Measure.
Series
Shakespeare Stories
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
16 Nov 2005 at 15:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Contributor
Carol Rutter; Claudine Toutoungi; Gordon House
Cast
Claire Skinner 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Literary Sources

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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