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BBC Radio 3

Ian Kelly on David Garrick

The Essay, Georgian Portraits Episode 2 of 5
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To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian period, Radio 3 presents an eclectic mix of essays over the course of the week - all of which shed light on key figures of the Georgian era.

In today's essay actor and writer Ian Kelly explores the life and times of David Garrick - actor, playwright and one of the most influential theatre managers of his generation.

Producer: Mohini Patel.

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15 minutes

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Tue 29 Apr 2014 22:45
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