Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

The Pattern of Painful Adventures

Antony Sher stars in a play about the life of William Shakespeare. Business is going well, but the Bard urgently needs a collaborator for his latest play.

By Stephen Wakelam

Business is going well, but the playwright urgently needs a collaborator for his latest play. His daughter is getting married. His brother has a sick child and is in need of a job. It is 1607 and Shakespeare's life is at a turning point.

William Shakespeare ..... Antony Sher
Jack Robinson ..... Will Keen
John Marston ..... Stephen Critchlow
George Wilkins ..... Chris Pavlo
Susannah Shakespeare ..... Helen Longworth
Richard Burbage ..... John Rowe
William Ostler/ Robert Johnson ..... Robert Lonsdale
Edmund Shakespeare ..... Joseph Kloska

Produced and Directed by Jeremy Mortimer (Rpt).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 25 Apr 2010 20:00

Broadcasts

Binaural sound: doing the best for Beckett

Binaural sound: doing the best for Beckett

How immersive technology brings Beckett's radio plays to life.