Shakespeare: Soul of an Age

Scope and Content

From the NBC Production. Starring Sir Michael Redgrave.

Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson.

Supporting cast: Walter Hudd, Pauline Jameson, Jack Gwillim, Doris Hare, Robert Stephens, Peter Gilmore, Avril Elgar.

Produced and written by Lou Hazam.

Director: Howard Sackler.

Text by: William Shakespeare. (Includes readings from: Richard II, Twelfth Night, Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry IV, King John, Henry V, Macbeth, As You Like It, Henry VI, Richard III, Henry VIII, Hamlet and The Tempest.)

Record label: Caedmon TC 1170

Administrative / Biographical History

Shakespeare: Soul of an Age was a documentary about William Shakespeare, first broadcast in 1962, which featured actors discussing Shakespeare and reading his plays.