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Bbc-3 [2/4/1966]

Synopsis
Topical satirical news programme including music, comedy and discussion. Includes a 1-minute sketch entitled ‘Meet Desdemona’, a spoof of Shakespeare featuring Hylda Baker, Fanny Carby and Roy Hudd (blacked up as Othello). The programme has not been viewed and no further details known.
Series
Bbc-3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
2 Apr 1966 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Producer
Ned Sherrin
Cast
Roy HuddOthello
Fanny Carby 
Hylda Baker 

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Othello
Keywords
satire; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Source: BBC Motion Gallery - BBC Archive

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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