Prefaces to Shakespeare | King John

King John

Emrys James, who played King John at Stratford in 1974, presents a personal view of the play. "The action is a see-saw struggle for power, a chronicle of greed, ambition, religious interference and expedience. It is, in fact, a very modern story, the very essence of a successful television series about power and what its pursuit does to people."


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 23'46''
  • Broadcast date: 1984

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

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