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Theatre related stuff on TV and Radio July 17 - 21

Compiled by Poly Gianniba

Tuesday July 17

11:20pm on BBC2: David Tennant on Hamlet, part of the Shakespeare Uncovered season. David Tennant explores the meaning and the reason why it is considered by many to be the greatest play Shakespeare ever wrote. With Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale, David Warner

Wednesday July 18

7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Front Row reviews Timon of Athens at the National Theatre, starring Simon Russell Beale

Saturday July 21

7:15pm on BBC Radio 4: Saturday Review features National Theatre's production of Timon of Athens, directed by  Nic Hytner, starring Simon Russell Beale.

8pm on BBC2: the last of the Hollow Crown series, Tom Hiddleston stars as Henry V in the Shakespeare play by the same name. Directed by Thea Sharrock.

On iPlayer

Simon Mc Burney of Complicite was the guest at Desert Island Discs


Interview with Vicky Featherstone, current artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland and future artistic director of the Royal Court.