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Adrian Lester on Undercover, National Poetry Competition, Victoria, James Shapiro

Kirsty Lang talks to Adrian Lester who stars in Undercover, the new legal thriller on BBC One written by former barrister Peter Moffat.

Kirsty Lang talks to Adrian Lester who stars in Undercover, the new legal thriller on BBC1 written by former barrister Peter Moffat.

As part of our Shakespeare's People series, leading scholar James Shapiro chooses one of the playwright's smallest roles, the First Servant in King Lear.

Hannah McGill reviews Victoria, the acclaimed new German film shot in one long take.

As Radio 4's Home Front hides Shakespeare quotes in its scripts, Kirsty talks to writer Sebastian Baczkiewicz and historian Sophie Duncan, who looks at how Shakespeare's 300th anniversary was marked during World War I.

Plus Eric Berlin, winner of the National Poetry Competition.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Adrian Lester and Peter Moffat on Undercover

    Duration: 08:48

  • Victoria

    Duration: 04:54

  • Shakespeare's People: James Shapiro

    Duration: 03:54

  • Shakespeare in 1916

    Duration: 05:44

  • Eric Berlin

    Duration: 03:58

Adrian Lester and Peter Moffat

Adrian Lester and Peter Moffat
Undercover begins on Sunday 3 April on BBC One at 9.00pm.

Victoria

Victoria
Victoria is in cinemas from Friday 1 April, certificate 15.

Shakespeare's People: James Shapiro

Shakespeare's People: James Shapiro

How Shakespeare was celebrated in WWI

How Shakespeare was celebrated in WWI

For further details, please go to the Home Front web-page.

Image: Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Adrian Lester
Interviewed Guest Peter Moffat
Interviewed Guest James Shapiro
Interviewed Guest Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Interviewed Guest Sophie Duncan
Interviewed Guest Eric Berlin

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