Play For The Heart - The Death Of Shakespeare, A [Drama On 3]

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Playwright Nick Warburton imaginatively recreates what might have happened on Shakespeare's last day, with a series of encounters filtered through his fevered imagination. What do his many visitors want? Who is the pale boy? And the man with bloody hands?
Recorded entirely on location in Mary Arden's farm and touching on all aspects of his life, it's a play about memory and regret, life and art, fidelity and legacy and it gives new insights into the inner life of the greatest writer of all time.

William Shakespeare ..... Robert Lindsay
John Fletcher ..... Oliver Chris
William Harvey ..... Gwilym Lee
Unnamed gentleman ..... James Lailey
Ann ..... Susan Jameson
Susanna Hall ..... Nicola Ferguson
John Hall .....Nick Underwood
Hamnet ..... Sam Bough
Voice ..... Brian Protheroe

Produced and directed by Marion Nancarrow.

Robert Lindsay and Oliver Chris star in a dramatic re-imagining of Shakespeare's last day.

Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics

20160424

Robert Lindsay and Oliver Chris star in a dramatic re-imagining of Shakespeare's last day.

Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics