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Shakespeare: For All Time

Synopsis
From the home of British Embassy Charge d’Affaires Tony Brenton, Professor Stanley Wells talks about his book Shakespeare For All Time, published by Oxford University Press. He is interviewed by Paul Edmondson, Director of Education for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon. Professor Wells talks about Shakespeare’s role in society since his death. He also discusses the life of Shakespeare, including his writing styles, competition with other writers, and stories about the casts portraying his characters on stage. Professor Wells answered audience members’ questions.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Multimedia; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
14 Apr 2003 (Channel: C-SPAN2)
Duration
59 mins

Credits

Contributor
Paul Edmondson; Stanley Wells

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; history of the 16th century; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan stage

Notes

Notes
Video and transcript available http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/168160-1 (accessed 5/2010).

Production Company

Name

C-SPAN

Distributor (Sale)

Name

C-Span Video Library

Web
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Notes
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