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Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; MacBeth


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Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama
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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

Star Eric Porter and scholar S. Schoenbaum, author of William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life, offer information and some anecdotes about Macbeth.



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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Wilson, Joan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; MacBeth,” 09/03/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A88648F5A4454851A6443E3C844E2375.
MLA: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; MacBeth.” 09/03/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A88648F5A4454851A6443E3C844E2375>.
APA: Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; MacBeth. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A88648F5A4454851A6443E3C844E2375
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