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Twenty Minutes: The Adverb [30/08/2007]

Alternative title
Adverb
Synopsis
Radio programme. In this episode of the BBC Proms’ literary interval programme Ian McMillan is joined by children’s writer Jamila Garvin who presents her favourite writing on the subject of ‘Other Worlds’, including excerpts from works by Shakespeare and Aldous Huxley, and introduces a ommissioned piece of her own fiction. Robert Glenister performs the readings.
Series
Twenty Minutes
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Aug 2007 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
20 mins

Credits

Producer
Aasiya Lodhi
Contributor
Ian McMillan; Jamila Garvin
Cast
Robert Glenister 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Literature
Keywords
monarchy; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Recorded before a live audience at the Cadogan Hall, London.
General
According to BBC Radio 3 Publicity information,
"The guests’ choices range across a panoply of authors and poets, fiction and non-fiction, but at their core is a key Shakespearean speech which reflects one of his major pre-occupations, whether it be leadership, envy, war, or other key motifs of the plays" (19/7/2007).
History
Part of the series of TWENTY MINUTE episodes inspired by the Shakespeare theme of the 2007 BBC Proms season in which actors and writers join Ian McMillan and guest presenters for readings and discussion, including specially commissioned new writing on Shakespearean themes.

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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