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Shakespeare and us. Part 1, This England

Author: Ashley Gething; Charlotte Sacher; Oxford Film and Television,
Publisher: London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. In film one, Schama discovers how in his history plays Shakespeare created a rich vision of the nation which still influences and inspires today, presenting not only preening kings and queens for his audience's pleasure but country squires, cutpurses, common prostitutes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Gething; Charlotte Sacher; Oxford Film and Television,
OCLC Number: 1089753739
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed January 28, 2019).
Performer(s): Written and presented by Simon Schama.
Description: 1 online resource (60 minutes)
Other Titles: This England
Responsibility: producer, Charlotte Sacher ; directed by Ashley Gething ; an Oxford Film and Television production.

Abstract:

Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. In film one, Schama discovers how in his history plays Shakespeare created a rich vision of the nation which still influences and inspires today, presenting not only preening kings and queens for his audience's pleasure but country squires, cutpurses, common prostitutes and of course, his iconic and irreverent embodiment of England, Sir John Falstaff.

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