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Shakespeare and Religion

Synopsis
Radio series exploring the nature of faith. This episode asks if Shakespeare was a closet Catholic. Ernie Rea discusses Shakespeare and religion with Clare Asquith, author of ‘Shadowplay: The Hidden Beliefs and Coded Practice of William Shakespeare’; Eric Mallin author of ‘Godless Shakespeare’. and Helen Wilcox, Head of the School of English at Bangor University.
Series
Beyond Belief
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Jun 2014 at 16:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
25 mins

Credits

Producer
Rosie Dawson
Contributor
Clare Asquith; Eric Mallin; Ernie Rae; Helen Wilcox

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Religious studies
Keywords
biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Religion; Catholicism

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
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Address
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London
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