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Stardust Years. Part 2 (1978-1980), The

Synopsis
A thirteen-part television series, presented by Richard Ouzounian, on the history of the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Episode 6. During Robin Phillips’ tenure while all seemed successful on the surface, there were many tensions which led to his departure. Brian Bedford discusses how he approached the role of Richard II, Phillips describes Maggie Smith’s performance in As You Like It in 1977 and Peter Ustinov and Richard Monette share their impressions of working together on King Lear.
Series
Stratford Gold
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
16 Jul 2002 at 19:30 (Channel: Arts & Entertainment Channel)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Richard Ouzounian
Writer
Tracy Donaldson
Contributor
Brian Bedford; Peter Ustinov; Richard Monette; Richard Ouzounian; Robin Phillips

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival; Phillips, Robin

Notes

Notes
The CBC archives permit scholars access to the collection on a case by case basis.
General
The Stratford Festival of Canada is a summer-long celebration of theatre held each year in Stratford, Ontario. Beginning November 2007, its name changed to The Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Production Company

Name

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Archive

Name

CBC Broadcasting Centre Archives

Address
205 Wellington Street West
Toronto
Ontario
Canada MSV 3G7

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