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The Globe Theatre: (BBC Drama)

The Globe Theatre: (BBC Drama)

Shakespeare and Music in the Time of Henry Purcell

Saturday 15 March 2008 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Actor Simon Russell Beale explores the world of the Restoration theatre, sharing his insights into the plots and characters in musical settings of Shakespeare's plays by Purcell and his contemporaries. The music includes examples from Richard II, Timon of Athens, The Tempest and The Fairy Queen.

This is a repeat of the programme first broadcast on 21st July 2007. View Full details

Duration:

1 hour




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