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Role Play [09/06/1996]

Synopsis
Radio series in six parts in which Michael Billington talks to actors about key roles in the repertoire. In the last episode Michael Pennington and Kenneth Branagh talk to critic Michael Billington about their own interpretations of Hamlet.
Series
Role Play
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
9 Jun 1996 at 13:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
25 mins

Credits

Producer
Fiona McLean
Contributor
Kenneth Branagh; Michael Billington; Michael Pennington

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
An audio clip of the programme is available on the BBC Archive website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hamlet/8529.shtml?all=2&id=8529 (accessed 1/2010). The duration of the Shakespeare-related item is here given as 23 minutes.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hamlet/8529.shtml?all=2&id=8529
Online price
free
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio 3

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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