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Brian Matthew from Midnight

Synopsis
Radio programme. 45-year old actor Edward Fox, having taken on the part for a Young Vic production, tells presenter Brian Matthew how it feels to play a character who should be portrayed by an actor closer to student age. He also reveals what he thinks of Hamlet’s relationships with women.
Series
Round Midnight
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
10 Aug 1982 at 23:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 2)
Duration
120 (total running time)

Credits

Contributor
Brian Matthew; Edward Fox

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
An audio clip of the programme is available on the BBC Archive website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hamlet/8521.shtml?all=2&id=8521 (accessed 1/2010). The duration of the Shakespeare-related item is here given as 6 minutes 35 seconds.
History
Edward Fox played Hamlet at the Young Vic, London, directed by Terry Palmer in 1982.
Reviews
Source: The Times, BBC Archive (http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive)

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hamlet/8521.shtml?all=2&id=8521
Online price
free
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

BBC Archive

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

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