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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead [Part 2]

Synopsis
Two-part production for BBC radio of the play by Tom Stoppard. Rosencrantz is played by Matthew Baynton, Guildenstern by Andrew Buchan and the Player by Toby Jones. Directed by Emma Harding with music arranged and performed by Clare Salaman, Philip Hopkins and Amelia Shakespeare from The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments.
Series
Drama
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Mar 2019 at 15:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
56 mins

Credits

Director
Emma Harding
Writer
Tom Stoppard
Cast
Parth ThakerarHamlet
Don GiletClaudius
Clare CorbettGertrude
Michael BertenshawPolonius
Sarah OvensOphelia
Andrew BuchanGuildenstern
Mathew BayntonRosencrantz
Ronny JhultiAlfred
Sam DaleTragedian
Toby JonesPlayer

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The two parts were broadcast on consecutive afternoons on Radio 4 on 29 and 30 March 2019.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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

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