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Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama
Edward II
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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

Background, brief excerpts and conversations with star Ian McKellen and the University of Connecticut’s Clifford Leech.



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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Wilson, Joan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Edward II,” 05/09/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_454040E6369A453A8E24979E5B86F1FE.
MLA: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Edward II.” 05/09/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_454040E6369A453A8E24979E5B86F1FE>.
APA: Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Edward II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_454040E6369A453A8E24979E5B86F1FE
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