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In Conversation

Episode 6: Antony Sher and Greg Doran in Conversation with Sue MacGregor

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Sue MacGregor talks to Antony Sher and Greg Doran about their stage work together and their passion for Shakespeare. Over the last two decades they have collaborated on ten shows. Show more

Contributors

Interviewer:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law

Duration: 2 hours, 48 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Antony Sher stars as Falstaff in the RSC's 2014 production of Shakespeare’s history play, directed by the company’s artistic director, Gregory Doran. Show more

Contributors

King Henry IV:
Jasper Britton
Prince Hal:
Alex Hassell
Falstaff:
Antony Sher
Earl of Worcester:
Antony Byrne
Earl of Northumberland:
Sean Chapman
Mistress Quickly:
Paola Dionisotti
Lord Edward Mortimer:
Robert Gilbert
Lady Mortimer:
Nia Gwynne
Producer:
John Wyver
Director:
Gregory Doran

Shakespeare in Italy

Episode 1: Land of Love

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Francesco da Mosto takes to the Italian road in search of Shakespeare. He explores how Shakespeare used Italy to tell his most passionate stories about falling in love. Show more

Shakespeare in Italy

Episode 2: Land of Fortune

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Francesco da Mosto takes to the Italian road in search of Shakespeare. He looks at Italy as the land of adventure and ambition, visiting Venice, Rome and Stromboli. Show more

Shakespeare is often credited with revolutionising English, but is the real story more complex? Dr John Gallagher uncovers the surprising tale of how English conquered the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Gallagher
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Culpeper
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Horobin
Interviewed Guest:
Farah Karim-Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Shrank
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Executive Producer:
Ed Stobart
Director:
Chris Nikkel

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

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Sam Willis explores the golden age of piracy during the early 18th century and charts the devastating impact pirates had during an age of colonial expansion. Show more

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