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Senior English: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Synopsis
Schools broadcast. The two-part programme aimed for 11-15 year old schoolchildren consists of a dramatic readings of scenes from Shakespeare’s play. The parts focus on the rehearsal in Quince’s house (I ii) and the exchange between Titania and Bottom (III i).
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
28 May 1940 at 14:35 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
45 (total)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Transmitted in two 25-minute parts.
Part 1: 28/5/1940
Part 2: 4/6/1940
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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