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Universal Shakespeare?

Synopsis
Five-part series in which Michael Kustow explores Shakespeare’s status as the world’s most popular playwright. In episode one international directors talk about Shakespeare’s universal appeal. Peter Brook discusses his work in Paris with multinational casts, Peter Stein shows how Shakespeare has transformed German drama, and Alan Sinfeld outlines the imperial basis of his worldwide reputation.
Series
Everybody’s Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
14 Nov 1994 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Contributor
Alan Sinfield; Michael Kustow; Peter Brook; Peter Stein

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting; German drama; Imperialism

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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