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Sunday Play: Shakespeare's Fools


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From Wilton's Music Hall in London's East End, Karl Minns and Owen Evans, better known as the Nimmo Twins, host a guide to fooling illustrated by classic fool scenes from Shakespeare, performed by a cast of distinguished actors.


Presenter: Karl Minns
Presenter: Owen Evans
Music: Harvey Brough
Director: Kate Rowland
Corin (As You Like It): Joss Ackland
Touchstone (As You Like It): Roger Lloyd Pack
Rosalind (As You Like It): Matilda Ziegler
Maria (Twelfth Night): Matilda Ziegler
Feste (Twelfth Night): Sylvestra Le Touzel
Sir Toby Belch (Twelfth Night): Joss Ackland
Malvolio (Twelfth Night): Sylvester McCoy
Porter (Macbeth): Roger Lloyd Pack
Macduff (Macbeth): Sylvester McCoy
Cleopatra (Antony and Cleopatra): Sylvestra Le Touzel
Clown (Antony and Cleopatra): Sylvester McCoy
First clown (Hamlet): Louis Hilyer
Second clown (Hamlet): Sylvester McCoy
Hamlet (Hamlet): Roger Lloyd Pack
Horatio (Hamlet): Sylvestra Le Touzel
Launcelot (Merchant of Venice): Sylvester McCoy
Old Gobbo (Merchant of Venice): Joss Ackland
Fool (King Lear): Matilda Ziegler
King Lear (King Lear): Joss Ackland
Kent (King Lear): Sylvester McCoy

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Sunday Play: Shakespeare's Fools

BBC Radio 3, 31 December 2000 19.30

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