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Advanced Level English: Shakespeare’s Language

Synopsis
Radio broadcast for schools, compiled and presented by David Self. With comments from Professor Norman Blake, Giles Block and Ian Richardson. Acted illustrations focus on Hamlet’s closet scene.
Series
Schools Night-Time Broadcasting
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
20 Sep 1985
Transmission details
23 Sep 1985 at 00:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
40 mins

Credits

Producer
Peter Fozzard
Contributor
David Self; Giles Block; Ian Richardson; Norman Blake

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
language; schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Part of a series of BBC Radio 4 schools broadcasts for A-level English students. The programme was broadcast in two parts. Part 2 was transmitted the following night (24/09/1985) in the same slot.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
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NW1 2DB

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