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First Night Impressions. Part 1: Royal Shakespeare Company

Synopsis
A six-part radio series in which Robert Cushman presents his views of the British theatre between 1973-1984 when he was drama critic on The Observer. Episode one concentrates on the work of the Royal Shakespeare Company including interviews with those involved in productions. There are extracts from Henry VI, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors and Nicholas Nickleby.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
10 Mar 1986
Transmission details
23 Apr 1986 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
29 mins

Credits

Producer
Jonathan James-Moore
Contributor
David Edgar; David Suchet; Mike Alfreds; Robert Cushman; Terry Hands; Trevor Nunn
Cast
Alan HowardKing Henry VI
Ian McKellenMacbeth
Judi DenchLady Macbeth
Michael WilliamsDromio of Syracuse
Roger Rees 

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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020 7412 7676
Fax
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NW1 2DB

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