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Weary with Toil

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Themed on the subject of work in all its aspects, this episode features Harriet Walter reading Shakespeare’s Sonnet 27 (`Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed’), between Schubert’s ‘At Evening after Work’ (from Die schoene Muellerin) and Ligeti’s musical piece on ‘Clocks and Clouds’.
Series
Words and Music
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 May 2007 at 22:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
75 (total length)

Credits

Producer
Fiona McLean
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Franz Schubert; György Ligeti
Cast
Harriet Walter 
Robert Glenister 

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Subjects
Drama; Literature; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Words and Music is a BBC Radio 3 evening series that offers a selection of classical music, interspersed with poetry and prose chosen to illustrate a theme. The literary excerpts are read by leading actors.
Reviews
The producer’s note on this production and a detailed playlist can be found at
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic (accessed 5/2007)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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