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Rival, The

Synopsis
Radio drama by Jude Cook that imagines what may have happened when William Shakespeare went to Titchfield House to escape the plague, wrote his celebrated sonnets and got tangled up in emotional and professional rivalries. The play is introduced by Dr Will Tosh.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Jun 2021 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
89 mins

Credits

Director
Jeremy Mortimer
Writer
Jude Cook
Cast
Ben DeeryRobert Cecil
Ben DeeryGeorge Chapman
Christine KavanaghCountess of Southampton
Elliot Barnes-WorrellWilliam Shakespeare
Freddie FoxEarl of Southampton
Indra OveAline Florio
Kirsten UdallSusannah Shakespeare
Philip ArdittiJohn Florio
Philip JacksonLord Burghley
Philip JacksonRobert Greene
Stephen LeaskRichard Burbage
Tim DownieChristopher Marlowe

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

Reduced Listening Productions

Sponsor

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9UZ
Notes
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