Peter Brook

The theatre director Peter Brook has had a lifelong relationship with Shakespeare which he has explored in his productions of plays including A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear and Hamlet starring actors such as Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and Paul Scofield. Matthew Sweet talks to him on the publication of a book of essays reflecting on the playwright, The Quality of Mercy.

First broadcast in May 2013.

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Mon 19 May 2014 22:00

The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy: Reflections on Shakespeare by Peter Brook is published by Nick Hern Books.

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