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Henry IV (Part 2)

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. As part series of 26 weekly programmes "designed as an anthology of the best-known and best-loved speeches and scenes" from Shakespeare’s better known plays this episode (9)showcases ‘the best of’ Henry IV, Part 2. The scenes were taken from BBC Third Programme broadcast specially to mark the Quatrcentenary.
Series
Best of Shakespeare, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
25 May 1964 at 19:15 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Robert HardyPrince Henry (Hal)

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works

Notes

General
According to the programme notes in London Calling, more than half of the programmes were produced specially for the General Overseas Service, while the rest is taken from ‘classic’ BBC productions of the previous 20 years.
History
The series was transmitted as part of the ‘Shakespeare Quatercentenary’ celebrations of the General Overseas Service
Reviews
Source: London Calling, April 1964, 3: 13, p. 4.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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