The Essay | The Beeb and the Bard: Shakespeare in war and peace

Actor Samuel West is joined by Dr Andrea Smith to chronicle almost 100 years of Shakespeare on the radio. Today, it's the Bard in wartime, when listeners wanted comedy not tragedy!


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 14'00''
  • Broadcast date: 2022

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

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