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Synopsis
Television documentary. Derek Jacobi presents the programme which looks at the scheme to build a replica of the Globe Theatre on Bankside. Follows the early stages of the project and the activities of its founder, Sam Wanamaker, who organised an American fundraising tour to help him rebuild Shakespeare’s theatre. Contributors include Gordon Getty, Henry Moore and MP for Southwark Simon Hughes. Includes performances by Cleo Laine, Millicent Martin, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Lisa Harrow, Nicol Williamson and Michael York.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
24 Apr 1984 at 23:00 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Producer
Bernard Clark
Contributor
Derek Jacobi; Gordon Getty; Henry Moore; Sam Wanamaker
Cast
Cleo Laine 
Douglas, Jnr Fairbanks 
Johnny Dankworth 
Lisa Harrow 
Michael York 
Millicent Martin 
Nicol Williamson 

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Fax
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