Prefaces to Shakespeare | Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

A personal introduction to the play by Barbara Jefford, who talks of her experience of playing Cleopatra in various productions. "What a combination they should have been, she and Antony! What a combination they indeed were - but in the wrong way. They loved each other and ruined each other."


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 28'52''
  • Broadcast date: 1981

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

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