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I, William Shakespeare


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Imagined scenes from a documentary life by John Wilders and John Powell with music directed by Philip Astle and Paul Williamson
Martin Jarvis plays William Shakespeare
"His mind and heart went together: and what he thought he uttered..." (John Heminge and Henry Condell, First Folio, 1623)
with a Cry of Players:
Douglas Blackwell as James Burbage, Michael Williams as Richard Burbage, his son, John Hollis as Richard Tarleton and Hugh Dickson, Steve Hodson and Crawford Logan with David March as John Shakespeare, William's father, David Brierley as Gilbert, his younger brother, Frances Jeater as Anne, his wife, Rosalind Adams as Susanna, his daughter and J. Lidstone as William, the boy, Leonard Fenton as John Bretchgirdle, the minister, Timothy Bateson as Thomas Jenkins, the schoolmaster, John Rye as Henry Wriothesley, the Earl of Southampton and Mary Wimbush as Queen Elizabeth I.
Music played and sung by Philip Astle and Paul Williamson with their Noyse of Musitians and Evelyn Tubb (soprano) John Potter (tenor) Graham Jeffery (treble)
(Repeated on 2 May)


Writer: John Wilders
Writer: John Powell
Music directed by: Philip Astle
Music directed by: Paul Williamson
Music played and sung by: Philip Astle
Music played and sung by: Paul Williamson
Musicians: Noyse of Musitians
Soprano: Evelyn Tubb
Tenor: John Potter
Treble: Graham Jeffery
Special Sound: Malcolm Clarke
Technical Production: Robin Cherry
Technical assistance: Mick Wilkojc
Technical assistance: Paul Newis
Technical assistance: Kevin Howlett
Director: John Powell
William Shakespeare: Martin Jarvis
James Burbage: Douglas Blackwell
Richard Burbage, his son: Michael Williams
Richard Tarleton: John Hollis
[Actor]: Hugh Dickson
[Actor]: Steve Hudson
[Actor]: Crawford Logan
John Shakespeare, William's father: David March
Gilbert, his younger brother: David Brierley
Anne, his wife: Frances Jeater
Susanna, his daughter: Rosalind Adams
William, the boy: J. Lidstone
John Bretchgirdle, the minister: Leonard Fenton
Thomas Jenkins, the schoolmaster: Timothy Bateson
Henry Wriothesley, the Earl of Southampton: John Rye
Queen Elizabeth I: Mary Wimbush

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Shakespearean Spin-Offs 24 April 2016

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