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Radio Hamlet, A

Synopsis
Radio arts review series. Later in the month BBC Radio 3 will broadcast Hamlet with Kenneth Branagh in the title role. Presenter Paul Allen looks ahead to the event with Kenneth Branagh, director Glyn Dearman and other members of the cast including John Gielgud and Judi Dench. Includes extracts from the production and a debate about the problems of performing the play on radio.
Series
Kaleidoscope
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Apr 1992 at 19:20 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Jerome Weatherald
Contributor
Derek Jacobi; Glyn Dearman; James Wilby; John Gielgud; Judi Dench; Kenneth Branagh; Mark Hadfield; Michael Williams; Paul Allen; Richard Briers; Sophie Thompson

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
radio broadcasting; radio drama; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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Fax
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NW1 2DB

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