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Seeming and Savour All the Winter Long

Synopsis
Religious affairs radio programme presented by Florence Spurling. This episode explores Shakespeare and the religion of his day. At the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, a group of Performance Studies and Education students are in a workshop, performing the last scene of The Winter’s Tale. Shakespeare scholars Stephen Greenblatt, Jonathan Bate, Professor Bob White and Peter Holbrook join Florence Spurling in commenting on the play and what we know and surmise about religion in Elizabethan England.
Series
Encounter
Language
English
Country
Australia
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 May 2005 (Channel: ABC Radio National)

Credits

Producer
James Ussher; Peter McMurray
Contributor
Bob Wilson (2); Florence Spurling; Jonathan Bate; Peter Holbrook; Stephen Greenblatt

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama; Religious studies
Keywords
history of the 16th century; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops; Religion

Notes

Notes
A transcript is available at http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2005/1370406.htm (accessed 2/2008).

Production Company

Name

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Distributor (Sale)

Name

ABC Commercial

Email
http://www.abc.net.au/programsales/contact.htm
Web
http://www.abc.net.au External site opens in new window
Phone
1300 650 587
Fax
02 8333 3935
Address
Non-Theatric Sales
GPO Box 9994
Sydney
NSW 2001 Australia

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