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Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’: The Play’s the Thing

Synopsis
First episode in a seven-part schools radio broadcast series on The Tempest conducted by the Reverend Austin Foster.
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
14 Jan 1927 at 15:30 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
15 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Austin Foster

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Transmitted on Aberdeen Station.
Reviews
Source: Programme and Syllabus of Transmission to Schools, January 17th to April 18th 1927, in BBC Broadcast to Schools, Vol. 1 (BBC: London) p. 10; The Times.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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