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Micheál Macliammóir

Synopsis
Five-part radio series in which famous actors talk about the character of Hamlet. In episode Micheál MacLiammóir, Director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin, explains how he regards Hamlet as a great activist beset by idleness.
Series
Hamlet: The Actor’s View
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
4 Mar 1954
Transmission details
16 Apr 1954 at 20:05 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
20 mins

Credits

Contributor
Micheál MacLiammóir

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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