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Senior English II: The Taming of the Shrew

Synopsis
Two-part schools broadcast of scenes of Shakespeare’s comedy, adapted for radio by Silvia Goodall. Part 1 consits of readings of Act II i and III ii; part 2 features Act IV i, IV iii and iv and V ii. No further information known (11/2008).
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
7 May 1946 at 14:40 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
45 (total)
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Silvia Goodall

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast in two parts.
Part 1: 7/5/1945, 2.40-3 p.m.
Part 2: 14/5/1945, 2.35-3 p.m.
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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