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This Orient Isle. Episode 5

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Professor Jerry Brotton examines Queen Elizabeth I’s fascination with the Orient and Britain’s first contacts with the Muslim world. Read by Derek Jacobi. 5: How the London stage reflected the Elizabethan fascination with the little-known world of Islam, particularly in works by Shakespeare and Marlowe.
Series
Book of the Week
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
1 Apr 2016 at 09:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Producer
David Roper
Writer
Jerry Brotton
Contributor
Derek Jacobi

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Elizabethan drama; Islam; Marlowe, Christopher; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan stage; Muslims

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