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Shakespeare's Globe

Duration: 01:07

Stephen Fry imagines what it would have been like to be at the Globe Theatre in the days of Shakespeare, Marlowe and Webster. William Shakespeare's vocabulary was vast. He introduced over 3000 words into the English language.

Available since: Mon 17 Oct 2011


Series Producer
John-Paul Davidson
Production Manager
Lucy Tate
Sound Recordist
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist
Sean O'Neil
Stephen Fry
Helen Williamson
Helen Williamson
Executive Producer
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer
Gina Carter
Stephen Fry
Debbie Wiseman
Andy Hopkins
Director of photography
Simon Ffrench

This clip is from

Fry's Planet Word The Power and the Glory

5/5 Stephen Fry celebrates storytelling and its influence on language.

First broadcast: 23 Oct 2011

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