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Desmond Olivier Dingle’s Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Oliver Dingle: Episode 5

Synopsis
Fifth episode of a six-part comedy series about the world of Shakespeare. International Shakespearean actor John Barrowman assists Desmond on his search for Shakespeare’s true identity.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
27 Feb 1995
Transmission details
4 Oct 1995 at 23:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Liz Anstee
Writer
Patrick Barlow
Cast
Duncan PrestonMaurice
Joanna Brookes 
John Barrowman 
Kevin AllenKevin
Mossie SmithBeryl
Patrick BarlowDesmond Oliver Dingle
Robert AustinBernard
Toby Longworth 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A different guest star assists Dingle and his Royal Dingle Company each week.
History
Transmitted as part of the ‘Late Night Opening’ programme slot (11.00-12.00 p.m.). The series is comprised of six episodes which were broadcast weekly from 6 September - 11 October 1995.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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