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Death of Kings, The

Synopsis
Seventh in a series of 30-minute broadcasts showcasing scenes from Shakespeare’s plays performed by leading actors of the time. This episode focuses on Richard II and Richard III. The series is arranged by Clemence Dane and produced by Val Gielgud. No further information available (8/2007).
Series
Man Shakespeare, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
17 Jul 1941 at 02:30 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Clemence Dane

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Richard II; Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works

Notes

Notes
North American transmission. Transmission time is GMT.
General
According to the programme notes in London Calling, "The idea behind this series ... is to show through scenes from some of his [Shakespeare’s] plays the various facets of Shakespeare’s character, which reveal him as the most human and living of all poets" (Number 87, 1-14 June 1941).
Reviews
Source: London Calling

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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