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The Man Shakespeare


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by Ivor Brown.
This programme is a dramatised documentary of the poet's life.
First transmission April 25, 1964


Writer: Ivor Brown
Dance arranged by: Wendy Hilton
Costumes supervised by: Hilary Corbett
Make-up supervised by: Christine Hillcoat
Film cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film editor: John Nash
Telerecording editor: Richard Barclay
Designed and produced by: Hal Burton
Narrator: Hugh David
The: Family:
William Shakespeare the man: Roger Croucher
William Shakespeare the boy: Carlo Cura
John Shakespeare, his father: Mervyn Pascoe
Mary, his mother: Eirene Beck
Anne, his wife: Claire Pollock
The: Players:
Richard Burbage: Paul Harris
John Heminge: Giles Havergal
Henry Condell: Leader Hawkins
Robert Armine: Elric Hooper

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