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Review [01/01/1971]

Alternative title
Throwing out the Cobwebs
Synopsis
A BBC topical arts magazine series. This episode is devoted to the work of Peter Brook. Includes a long interview with Brook by James Mossman in which Brook talks about his production for the RSC of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and extracts from that production are shown. There are also extracts from Brook’s earlier RSC productions Marat/Sade and US.
Series
Review
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
1 Jan 1971 at 20:30 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
50 mins

Credits

Director
David Heycock
Producer
Peter Adam; Tony Staveacre
Contributor
James Mossman; Peter Brook

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Brook, Peter (1925-); Shakespeare, William; Stage directing

Notes

History
The programme was repeated on BBC2 23 July 1971 billed with the title THROWING OUT THE COBWEBS.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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