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Pembroke’s Mother

Synopsis
Radio play in one act written by H. F. Rubinstein and produced by Martin Jenkins. Set in the library of the Earl of Pembroke’s house in Wiltshire on 2 December 1603, it speculates what might have happened when the King’s Company, with Shakespeare as one of the actors, performed As You Like It in front of King James I.
Series
Thirty-Minute Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
10 Apr 1974 at 11:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Arthur Jenkins
Writer
H. F. Rubinstein
Cast
Alan RoweThomas
Alan RoweKing James I
David TimsonPhilip Herbert
Julie HallamAlice
Michael SpiceWilliam Shakespeare
Pauline LettsMary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
Sion ProbertWilliam Herbert
William SleighRichard Burbage

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Times, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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