Meeting the Children

Synopsis
6-part television discussion series in which academic Hugo Dyson talks about Shakespeare to four American graduates studying classical drama at the London Academy of Music and the Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). Episode 2 discusses children - how the ingratitude of children contributes to Lear’s madness, and why Macbeth is psychologically disturbed by the unborn child.
Series
Hugo Dyson on Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
6 Sep 1964 at 22:05 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
35 mins
Availability
No archive copy found (2007)

Credits

Director
Patrick Garland
Production Design
Malcolm Middleton
Contributor
Hugo Dyson

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear; Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
families; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Billed in Radio Times as a MONITOR presentation. The students are Michael Moriaty, Edwin Owens, Margaret Cowles and Dana Ivey.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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