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Perspective [9/1/1966]

Synopsis
In this radio interview presented by Barry Carman, 23-year old David Warner (at the time the youngest actor to have played Hamlet on the professional stage) explains how he approached the part and how he overcomes some of the challenges presented by the text.
Series
Perspective
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
9 Jan 1966 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
7 mins

Credits

Contributor
Barry Carman; David Warner

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
actors; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Hamlet (character); Warner, David

Notes

Notes
Transmission time unknown (1/2010).
An audio clip of the programme is available on the BBC Archive website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hamlet/8510.shtml?all=2&id=8510 (accessed 1/2010).
Reviews
Source: BBC Archive (http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive)

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hamlet/8510.shtml?all=2&id=8510
Online price
free
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

Distributor

Name

BBC Archive

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ External site opens in new window

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