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Year of the Fat Knight

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Antony Sher reads from ‘The Year of the Fat Knight’, his account of rehearsing and performing the role of Falstaff in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2014 production of Henry IV Parts 1 & II directed by Gregory Doran. The readings also provide a good account of the RSC at work.
Series
Book of the Week
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
4 May 2015 at 09:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Producer
Clive Brill
Contributor
Antony Sher

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting; Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Falstaff
Related items
Henry IV. Part 1
Henry IV. Part 2

Notes

History
In five episodes. Daily from 4 May 2015.

Production Company

Name

Brill Productions

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council
Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
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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