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Voices in My Head, The

Synopsis
Radio programme. Actor Julian Rhind-Tutt explores how actors archive the sounds of their own voices. How does an actor live with the voice in his head and the voice he sounds like? Includes extracts from Richard Burton reading part of King Richard’s speech from Richard II, (Act III ii ‘let’s talk of graves’), Finbar Lynch reading Mark Antony’s oration speech from Julius Caesar, and John Gielgud reading from Act II i from Henry V (`on, on you nob’lest English ... St George’) in a recording from the 1930s. Scholar Richard Cottrell speaks briefly on Shakespeare and rhetoric. Edward Fox says all young actors should study Shakespeare arguing that Shakespeare tells you all you need to know about acting and speaking.
Series
Archive Hour, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
20 Sep 2008 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Producer
Tim Dee
Contributor
Edward Fox; Julian Rhind-Tutt; Richard Cottrell
Cast
Finbar LynchMark Antony
John GielgudKing Henry V
Richard BurtonKing Richard II

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Keywords
rhetoric; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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