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Shakespeare and Music

Synopsis
Television documentary in which presenter Derek Hart looks at the variety of music inspired by Shakespeare’s work. A small group of actors enacts some of the scenes. Includes music by Hubert Parry, Herbert Howells, Thomas Arne, Elgar, Berlioz, Britten , Verdi, Vaughan Williams, Sibelius, Smetana, Gerhard and Walton. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Brian Priestman.
Series
Workshop
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
21 Dec 1964 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
210 mins

Credits

Director
Francis Coleman
Producer
Francis Coleman
Music
Edward Elgar; Giuseppe Verdi
Contributor
Brian Priestman
Cast
Anne Pashley 
Anthony Hillier 
Anton Rodgers 
Bruce Webb 
Derek Hart 
Elizabeth Spriggs 
Joy Evans 
Kate Binchy 
Leo Kharibian 
Owen Brannigan 
Raymond Cohen 
Roberto Gerhard 
Tom McCall 
Tony Beckley 
William Hobbs 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Music; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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