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Shakespeare Country

Synopsis
Television drama written by Alfred Fagon about a black actor, who, after 14 months without a part, explodes in frustration. No further information on content found (8/2007).
Series
Thirty Minute Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
28 Jan 1973
Transmission details
17 May 1973 at 22:40 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
34 mins
Availability
No archive copy found (2006).

Credits

Director
Philip Saville
Writer
Alfred Fagon
Art Direction
Allan Anson
Cast
Alfred FagonLucas
Carmen MunroeNorah
Merdel JordineSally
Stefan KaliphaHerbie

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Broadcast as episode 284 of the BBC drama anthology ‘Thirty-Minute Theatre’ which was inaugurated in 1965 and became the first drama series to be produced and broadcast in colour. After a nine-year-run during which more than 300 episodes were transmitted, the series eventually drew to a close in August 1973.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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