Playing Shakespeare (1982– )
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John Barton and the cast discuss how Shakespeare defines his character by the language they speak, and how the characters attempt to achieve their aims by means of what they say and how they say it.

Director:

John Carlaw

Writer:

John Barton

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
John Barton John Barton ... Himself
Sinéad Cusack ... Herself
Stephen Fry ... Himself (archive footage)
Lisa Harrow ... Herself
Alan Howard ... Himself
Ben Kingsley ... Himself
Hugh Laurie ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Pennington ... Himself
Roger Rees ... Himself
Patrick Stewart ... Himself
David Suchet ... Himself
Michael Williams ... Himself
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John Barton and the cast discuss how Shakespeare defines his character by the language they speak, and how the characters attempt to achieve their aims by means of what they say and how they say it.

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Release Date:

12 August 1982 (UK) See more »

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Features Cambridge Footlights Revue (1982) See more »

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