Bardbrain of Britain

Robert Robinson presents a one-off quiz in which four amateur Shakespeare buffs compete to become BardBrain of Britain. How many Antonios are there in Shakespeare's plays? What is a "wittol"? And who describes whom as a "mad-headed ape"? Britain seems to be full of Shakespeare fans who have an encyclopaedic knowledge of the bard and his works. Find out the answers to all these questions and more in a one-off quiz comprising five rounds in which four Shakespeare fanatics compete for the coveted title of King or Queen of Shakespeariana.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Entertainment
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 27'40''
  • Broadcast date: 1994

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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