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Re: BBC Videos
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1265  Thursday, 22 June 2000.

From:           Tanya Gough <
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Date:           Wednesday, 21 Jun 2000 12:40:53 -0400
Subject: 11.1256 Re: BBC Videos
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.1256 Re: BBC Videos

>I followed your suggestion, got through to Burton and made the case
>again.  He appears to be weakening, says he's getting a lot of requests
>and gave me the following name - Laura Palmer at 212-705-9492 to call.
>She asked me if I was looking for any plays in particular as, she said,
>it would take years to make them all available.  She wasn't very clear
>as to why this was the case.  We should keep up the pressure.  Burton
>said there were no plans for this year but maybe next.

Thank you, Richard, and everyone else who has called in and hounded the
BBC.  Please be aware, however, that Laura Palmer is an assistant at the
BBC, and while she keeps track of the various requests, you should still
talk to Burton first.  My feeling on the matter is that if he doesn't
hear about it directly, it will be too easy for him to start dismissing
it.  So call Burton and let him give you Laura's number, but let's not
let him slip out of the loop, since he is the prime decision maker.

Tanya "Buggin' the Beeb" Gough
Poor Yorick Shakespeare Multimedia Catalogue
 

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