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Hark: An Acoustic Archaeology of Elizabethan England

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 05 October 2008

Chris Brookes and Alan Hall sift the sound-worlds of two contemporary English environments in search of evidence of the vivid aural landscapes inhabited by Shakespeare and Elizabeth I. With contributions from bell-ringer Simon Meyer, Shakespearean voice coach Stewart Pearce, historian Elizabeth Goldring, retired river-man Gordon Dickens, acoustic archaeologist Bruce Smith and musician Anthony Rooley.


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