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Shakespeare: Simon Callow

Synopsis
Simon Callow, who plays Sir Toby Belch in Peter Hall’s 2011 production for the National Theatre, London talks to Heather Neill about his understanding of the character. He also discusses the broader cultural context of post-war theatre. Recorded at the National.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio; Multimedia
Transmission details
18 Feb 2011
Duration
31 mins

Credits

Contributor
Heather Neill
Cast
Simon CallowSir Toby Belch

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); theatre history

Notes

Notes
Recordings can be listened to online at the Theatrevoice archive: http://www.theatrevoice.com/the_archive/. Site accessed 3/2011.
General
Theatrevoice is a website for audio content about British theatre, and features journalists from across the UK as well as press and practitioners from across the theatre industry. It was set up in 2003 to see if theatre could be talked about in a new way: allowing critics to be more expansive than the usual space constraints of the print media allowed. In 2008, V&A Theatre Collections and Rose Bruford College, London agreed to support the site in partnership. (http://www.theatrevoice.com/about_us/, accessed 7/2010)
History
Hytner’s production of Hamlet premiered at The National Theatre, London, on 7 October 2010.
The production is also broadcast to selected cinemas on 9 December 2010 as part of National Theatre Live Season.

Online Availability

Online URL
www.theatrevoice.com

Production Company

Name

Theatrevoice

Email
info@theatrevoice.com
Web
http://www.theatrevoice.com External site opens in new window
Notes
Theatrevoice is the leading online site for audio content about British theatre.

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