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Elizabethan Childhood

Synopsis
Pre-school history series. Grandad Harvey takes Asher on a journey of discovery to find out what life was like for a child during Elizabethan times. Dressing up in magnificent Elizabethan costumes, they find out about the childhood of Shakespeare. They explore where he lived, the type of food he would have eaten, the games he would have played and enjoy the sort of entertainment that would have inspired William to go on to be an actor and playwright.
Series
My Story
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
14 Jan 2015 at 16:30 (Channel: CBeebies)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Director
Jaqui McAlpine
Producer
Jaqui McAlpine

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Series 3

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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