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News [24/08/1985]

Synopsis
Short item in the BBC news slot about Prince Edward’s role as common servant in a production of The Taming of the Shrew at Haddo House near Aberdeen. Includes a clip which shows Prince Edward as Birondello, dressed up in a red hose and wearing a cap with a pink feather. He speaks in a thick rustic accent and is being chased and struck by Richard Baker’s Vicentio. Neil Mudie reports.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
24 Aug 1985 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Contributor
Neil Mudie
Cast
Prince, Earl of Wessex EdwardBiondello
Richard BakerVincentio

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Keywords
actors; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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