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Mark Rylance - Golden Lads and Girls

Mark Rylance discovers Shakespeare’s astonishing appeal for very young children via poems to performance extracts. From 1998.

Mark Rylance discovers the astonishing appeal of Shakespeare for very young children.

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. He 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

Mon 21 Dec 2020 03:30

Broadcasts

  • Thu 27 Apr 2017 06:30
  • Thu 27 Apr 2017 13:30
  • Thu 27 Apr 2017 20:30
  • Fri 28 Apr 2017 01:30
  • Wed 16 Dec 2020 14:30
  • Thu 17 Dec 2020 02:30
  • Sun 20 Dec 2020 15:30
  • Mon 21 Dec 2020 03:30