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To Prison, Eyes; Ne’Er Look on Liberty

Alternative title
Episode 115
Synopsis
British Radio host Simon Mayo talks to Barbara Bogaev about his novel, Mad Blood Stirring, which is based on the true story of England’s first all-black production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, performed by American inmates segregated at Dartmoor prison during the war of 1812.
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
19 Feb 2019
Duration
31 mins

Credits

Producer
Garland Scott; Richard Paul
Editor
Esther Ferington; Gail Kern Paster
Contributor
Barbara Bogaev; Simon Mayo

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
acting; prisons

Notes

Notes
Episode 115 of Shakespeare Unlimited. The website also offers a transcript of the podcast.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/simon-mayo-mad-blood-stirring
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

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