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The King’s Lynn Shakespeare Festival 2019: Ages of Man

Synopsis
Recording of a lecture / performance by actor Andrew Jarvis, the organiser of the King’s Lynn festival, with musical accompaniment from the Easy Anglian Renaissance Consort. It begins with the ‘All the World’s a Stage’ speech from As You Like It. Also includes a selection from The Tempest, performances of several sonnets (including 2, 12 and 138), Oberon’s speeches (Act 2 Scene 1) from A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream. The second act includes speeches from Richard II, Hamlet, Henry V and Henry VI (part 3). The third Act includes scenes from King Lear and Macbeth.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Recording date
26 Apr 2019
Duration
146 mins

Credits

Contributor
Andrew Jarvis

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
The Festival was held 26-28 April 2019 at the Guildhall of St George, King’s Lynn. The event included two performances by Sir Ian McKellen of his one-man show, Ian McKellen on Stage: Tolkien, Shakespeare and You!
History
Available on YouTube in three parts:

Act 1: https://youtu.be/jELU-7fR3lI (48 minutes)
Act 2: https://youtu.be/37Siiaz9_Ns (40 minutes)
Act 3: https://youtu.be/TPc4l1I3M_s (58 minutes)

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/jELU-7fR3lI
Online format
Streamed

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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