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Mark Rylance - Golden Lads and Girls

4 Extra Debut. Mark Rylance discovers Shakespeare's astonishing appeal for very young children via poems, letters and performance extracts. From December 1998.

Mark Rylance discovers the astonishing appeal of Shakespeare for very young children in a programme featuring their poems, letters and thoughts, as well as performance extracts.

Mark played Hamlet for the first time while he was still at school which set him on the road to stage stardom and his acclaimed and award-winning Shakespearean roles. Mark was the first artistic director of The Globe Theatre in London.

Mark was created a Knight Bachelor in 2017's New Year Honours for services to the theatre.

Producer: Philippa Ritchie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Apr 2017 01:30