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Word, The [02/05/2006]

Synopsis
Special episode on the international significance of Shakespeare. Presenter Harriett Gilbert meets South African actress Janet Suzman and other prominent members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon to talk about some of the productions shown in the Complete Works Festival. The festival is the first to bring together theatre companies from around the world to perform all Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets and long poems at venues in Stratford-upon-Avon from April 2006-March 2007.
Series
Word, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 May 2006 at 09:30 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
No archive copy known.

Credits

Contributor
Harriet Gilbert; Janet Suzman

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

General
THE WORD is BBC World Service Radio’s weekly programme about writing.

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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