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Shakespeare’s England

Synopsis
Radio variety programme for children devised by John Kettelwell, with music played by Kathleen Freeston and Imogen Holst (recorders and virginals), and Leslie French (singer). Leslie French ‘and Staff’ perform a scene from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the programme ends with a reading from Marlowe.
Series
Children’s Hour
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Mar 1933 at 17:15 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
45 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
John Kettelwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Imogen Holst 
Kathleen Freeston 
Leslie French 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Children’s radio

Notes

Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1933-1934, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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