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Language Shakespeare Spoke, The

Synopsis
A series of six radio broadcasts about the origins and peculiarities of the English language and the way it has changed over the centuries from Anglo Saxon to modern slang.This third episode investigates how Shakespeare and his contemporaries might have spoken. Narrated by Carleton Hobbs.
Series
This English
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
20 Oct 1946 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Jenifer Wayne
Writer
Jenifer Wayne
Contributor
Carleton Hobbs

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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