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Music from Shakespeare

Synopsis
13-part weekly radio series on music inspired by Shakespeare’s plays. Each episode focuses on a different play and is introduced by a different presenter (see below). Where an edition of London Calling was not available, the episode information is left blank.
1 - 1/10/1945: no further credit information given
2 - 8/10/1945
3 - 15/10/1945: The Tempest presented by Alec Robertson
4 - 22/10/1945: The Tempest presented by Alec Robertson
5 - 29/10/1945: Othello presented by Scott Goddard
6 - 5/11/1945: As You Like It presented by Alec Rowley
7 - 12/11/1945: Macbeth presented by Scott Goddard
8 - 19/11/1945:
9 - 26/11/1945: Falstaff - Part 2 (Henry IV and Merry Wives of Windsor) presented by Hubert Foss
10 - 3/12/1945: Henry V presented by Dallas Bower
11 - 10/12/1945: A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented by Steuart Wilson
12 - 17/12/1945
13 - 24/12/1945: Henry VIII by Scott Goddard
Series
Music from Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
1 Oct 1945 at 15:35 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
25 (ind. episodes)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Contributor
Alec Robertson; Alec Rowley; Dallas Bower; Hubert Foss; Scott Goddard; Steuart Wilson

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
As You Like It; Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V; Henry VIII; Macbeth; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Othello; Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); musical adaptations

Notes

History
Transmitted on the Eastern Service.
Reviews
Source: London Calling

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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