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Scenes from Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

Synopsis
In this entertainment programme for children, scenes from Shakespeare’s play were selected and produced as a dramatic reading for radio by Nan Macdonald. With music by Sibelius (Tempest Suite).
Series
Children’s Hour
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
9 Feb 1945 at 17:15 (Channel: BBC North)
Duration
45 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Nan MacDonald
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jean Sibelius
Adaptor for Radio
Nan MacDonald

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Broadcast on North and Northern Ireland Stations
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Production script

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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