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Will’s Book: Shakespeare’s First Folio

Synopsis
The story of how, 400 years ago, two actors and friends of William Shakespeare took on the task of saving his work for posterity in one book, the First Folio. Interviewees include Professor Emma Smith, Professor Stanley Wells, Ruth Frendo, Pete Le May, Professor Tiffany Stern, Dr Paul Edmondson, Peter Jolly, Moira Sleight, Michael Taylor, Dr Ben Higgins and Margaret Ford.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
14 Nov 2023 at 20:00 (Channel: Sky Arts)
Duration
70 mins

Credits

Director
Patricio Orozco
Producer
Dominic Dromgoole

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
publishing industry; Folio editions

Production Company

Name

Yorick Entertainment

Email
yorickentertainment@gmail.com
Web
https://yorick.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 07753 925795
Address
London
UK

Sponsor

Name

Sky Arts

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2345
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
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1st Floor, Suite 120
London
WC1V 7QH
Notes
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