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See the Players Wei Bestow'd


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These words of Hamlet were quoted by The Prince of Wales when he ooened the new
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre on 23 April 1932 This is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the theatre at Stratfordupon-Avon and the opening of the new London home of the Royal Shakespeare
Company at the Barbican. An exploration of the flowering of a small provincial festival into one of the finest theatrical companies in the world, with the aid of the BBC Sound Archives and contemporary interviews.
Past and present members of the Company - actors, directors and designers - take part.
Written and narrated by John Bott
Martin Jenkins
Producer IAN cotterell


Unknown: John Bott
Interviewer: Martin Jenkins
Producer: Ian Cotterell

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See the Players Wei Bestow'd

BBC Radio 4 FM, 2 June 1982 20.15

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