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Playing of Shakespeare at Avignon, The

Synopsis
Radio report by Merlin Thomas, illustrated by recorded excerpts from productions of Shakespeare’s Henry IV and Richard II, performed by the Jean Vilar Company at the Annual Drama Festival in Avignon, France.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Nov 1950 at 18:15 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
25 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Contributor
Merlin Thomas

Additional Details

Theatre company
Jean Vilar Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
festivals; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Avignon Festival

Notes

History
Repeated on 5/1/1951.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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