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Compleat Life of William Shakespeare, The

Synopsis
Radio programme that attempts to trace what is really known about William Shakespeare’s life. With comments from "literary sleuths and historians, biographers and directors who trace the story of the Bard from school truancy to worldwide fame" (London Calling, April 1994, p. 43).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Apr 1994 at 19:01 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
45 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Laura Cumming
Writer
John Carey

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Keywords
biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast on BBC Radio World Service as part of the ‘Shakespeare today’ season.
Reviews
Source: London Calling (BBC World Service Programme and Frequency Guide), April 1994.

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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