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Welcoming the Stranger

Synopsis
Five-part series in which Michael Kustow explores Shakespeare’s status as the world’s most popular playwright. In the fifth and final episode Kustow looks at the effect of Shakespeare in other cultures. John Barton talks about the English tradition coming into contact with other ways of performing, Michael Langham assesses his experience in the USA, and Peter Zadek an English-educated German running the Berliner Ensemble, talks about his approach to Shakespeare.
Series
Everybody’s Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Nov 1994 at 20:35 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Contributor
John Barton; Michael Kustow; Michael Langham; Peter Zadek

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multiculturalism

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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