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Two Loves: Poetry and Music from the Age of Elizabeth I

Synopsis
Programme of Shakespeare’s poetry and John Dowland’s music to celebrate Peggy Ashcroft’s 80th birthday. Includes extracts from Othello, Venus and Adonis, The Phoenix and Turtle and Shakespeare’s Sonnets. The programme is compiled and presented by Peggy Ashcroft and Julian Bream. Bream’s lute solos include Dowland’s Lachrymae, settings of popular ballads and Fancy.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
23 Dec 1987 at 20:10 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
50 mins

Credits

Producer
Ron Isted
Contributor
Peggy Ashcroft
Cast
Julian Bream 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature; Music
Keywords
Elizabethan music; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The television broadcast was recorded in the Long Gallery, Penshurst Place, Kent.
History
The programme was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 4 January 1989. The radio version was produced by Gareth Walters.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
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