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Fourth Form Features: Henry the Fourth

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. This schools version of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Parts 1 is transmitted in three parts and aimed at 14-15 year old schoolchildren. Dramatic readings attempt to create portraits of Harry Hotspur and Falstaff.
No further information known (11/2008).
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
8 May 1945 at 11:40 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
60 (total)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Douglas Allan

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Transmitted in three 20-minute parts.
Part 1: 8/5/1945
Part 2: 15/5/1945
Part 3: 22/5/1945
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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