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Measure for Measure: A Preface

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Neville Coghill introduces Shakespeare’s ‘dark’ comedy, suggesting that it is dark "not because it reflects Shakespeare’s despair but because it deals with the problem of sin" (Radio Times, 25 March 1955).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Mar 1955 at 15:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Contributor
Nevill Coghill

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Measure for Measure

Notes

History
The transmission was followed by the broadcast of Raymond Raikes’ radio adaptation of the play (see separate entry).
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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