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Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Playboy of the Western World

12/05/1975

Preview show #12 features clip from performance, interivew with actress, and commentary from Professor Ann Saddlemyer. Produced by Joan Sullivan; directed by David Atwood. 1975


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Series
Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama
Program
Playboy of the Western World
Program Number

112

Series Description

Broadcast 1975

BBC productions of classic drama; interviews with actors, directors precede each play: "Edward II," "Macbeth," "The Duchess of Malfi," "Paradise Restored," "She Stoops to Conquer," "Candide," "The Rivals," "The Wild Duck," "Hedda Gabler," "Trelawny of the Wells," "The Three Sisters," "The Playboy of the Western World," "Uncle Vanya," "Mrs. Warren's Profession."

Interviews with actors, directors and scholars aired the evening before on Classic Theatre Preview.

See Prime Time Program Guide September 1975 for cover story. Series release date: 1975

Program Description

Ann Saddlemyer, from the University of Toronto, and producer Cedric Messina discuss Synge's play. Actress Sinead Cusack talks about her role as Pegeen Mike.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Talk Show
Creators
Wilson, Joan (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Playboy of the Western World,” 12/05/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_29674A92C3D84BA28AA9B2F1D9250318.
MLA: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Playboy of the Western World.” 12/05/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_29674A92C3D84BA28AA9B2F1D9250318>.
APA: Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Playboy of the Western World. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_29674A92C3D84BA28AA9B2F1D9250318
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