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Plague on All Our Houses, A

Synopsis
Radio Documentary. Greg Doran, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, looks at the impact that the plague had on the life and work of William Shakespeare, focusing in particular on how this may have affected the ending of his play, King Lear. With contributions from Professor James Shapiro, Professor Emma Smith, Roz Sklar and Amy Hurst of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and Professor Miri Rubin.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
17 Dec 2020 at 11:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
28 mins

Credits

Producer
Maggie Ayre
Contributor
Emma Smith; Gregory Doran

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; History; Shakespeare

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000q9bp
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

BBC Radio

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
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Notes
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