Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 6, No. 0470. Saturday, 10 June 1995.
Date: Friday, 9 Jun 1995 3:25:29 PDT
Subject: Re: Reign of King Edward III
Back in the 70's, while radio was still a viable form for drama, I took a
number of plays off Public Radio onto reel-to-reel - they were played once by
NPR and then erased. They were a classic series presenting a wide variety of
plays from Plautus to 19th C. Among them was a play I've always wanted to ask
about (as the announcer says "The Reign of King Edward III, a play published in
quarto in 1596 and now thought in part to be writ by Shakespeare." The
announcer then tells about the conditions of publication and first production.
Since I've heard nothing about the play since, I'm assuming this was a tiny
little tempest in a teapot. Anyone know of any word on this play? If you want