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At Last the 1948 Show Compilation No. 5

Synopsis
Compilation of sketches from the series. Includes a one minute skit in which Aimi MacDonald recites Hamlet’s ‘to be or not to be’ soliloquy whilst tap dancing. Next week Aimi promises King Lear.
Series
At Last the 1948 Show
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
1967 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
24 mins

Credits

Director
Ian Fordyce
Writer
Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Marty Feldman; Tim Brooke-Taylor
Cast
Aimi MacDonaldHamlet

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Hamlet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Compilation assembled by the BFI National Archive.

The tap dancing sketch is available for viewing on the BFI’s ScreenOnline site http://www.screenonline.org.uk/tv/id/559951/index.html (accessed 10/2007).
History
Transmission date of the episode in which this skit appeared is not known (10/2007).

Production Company

Name

Rediffusion Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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