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Because the Scenery is Better

Synopsis
Television programme exploring the way actors, writers and producers create BBC radio drama. Includes ‘the making of’ scenes from various adaptations, such as the 1977 BBC Radio 3 production of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA starring Sian Philllips and Robert Stephens (see separate entry), and interviews with John Tydeman (drama director), and playwright Tom Stoppard.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
7 Jan 1989 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
50 mins

Credits

Director
Robert Clamp
Producer
Robert Clamp
Editor
Roland Tongue
Adaptor for Radio
John Tydeman; Tom Stoppard
Cast
Robert StephensMark Antony
Sian PhillipsCleopatra

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
radio drama; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Antony and Cleopatra

Notes

Reviews
Source: Radio Times, BBC Motion Gallery Archive

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

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