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Man Who Wrote Shakespeare, The

Synopsis
Radio play written by Anton Gill. The age old question: who wrote Shakespeare becomes part police investigation that alternates between the sixteenth and the twentieth century.
Series
Afternoon Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
20 Apr 1978 at 15:02 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
58 mins

Credits

Director
Ian Cotterell
Writer
Anton Gill
Cast
Alaric CotterOstler
Anthony NewlandsJames Burbage
Eric AllenSergeant
Gregory de PolnayBen Jonson
Henry KnowlesWilliam Shakespeare
Jonathan ScottPhilip Henslowe
Peter WickhamInspector
Peter WoodthorpeMoritz
Rod BeachamLandlord
Roy KinnearEugene Cole

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The recording held by the British Library Sound Archive is taken from the re-broadcast on 23/4/1981.

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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