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Posted By: GUEST
03-Mar-23 - 04:36 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2023
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2023
A Jig into History - 2023
Sunday Feature - R3
With a copy of Kemp’s recollection of his feat ‘Kemps Nine Daies Wonder’ under her arm, Professor Nandini Das takes to the streets of London to examine the impact of Kemp’s endeavour and explain why it had as much to do with merchant venturing as it did street and theatrical entertainment.
She’s joined by scholars Tracey Hill, Daisy Black and the former Olympian Peter Radford, all of whom believe that while Shakespeare’s legacy endures through a clear line of English Theatrical tradition, Kemp’s journey should also be seen as an early example of the enduring tradition of ordinary folk making sporting endeavour and entertainment pay.

Producer Tom Alban