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Tyger’s Hart

Synopsis
A television play about William Shakespeare and his family written by David Scott Daniell and produced for broadcasting by Peggy Bacon. Alan Wheatley is Shakespeare. Madrigals sung by boys of George Dixon Grammar School Birmingham.
Series
Children’s Hour
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
21 Apr 1951 at 17:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Peggy Bacon
Writer
David Scott Daniell
Cast
Alan WheatleyWilliam Shakespeare
Chris GittinsJohn Shakespeare
D. EnglishShakespeare as a boy
Geoffrey LewisGilbert Shakespeare
Harry StaintonAndrew
J NyasaRichard Field
Kay HudsonMary Shakespeare
Lee FoxHenry Shakespeare
Peter WildeStranger
Philip CunninghamRichard Burbage

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; children’s drama; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Source: BBC Genome.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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