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Night Waves [11/07/2006]

Synopsis
BBC Radio 3 arts series. Philip Dodd talks to John Barton and Professor Michael Dobson about the staging of Shakespeare’s history plays throughout history. The impetus to the debate is the production of Michael Boyd’s Henry VI trilogy at the Courtyard which is about to open as part of the RSC’s Complete Works Festival. Topics discussed include the notion of monarchy, ensemble playing and playing spaces.
Series
Night Waves
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
11 Jul 2006 at 21:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Producer
Philippa Ritchie
Contributor
John Barton; Michael Dobson; Philip Dodd

Additional Details

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

Archive

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British Library Sound Archive

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