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[Review] Mary Toft's Rabbit Tale

[Review] Mary Toft's Rabbit Tale

Jones, Emrys (2013) [Review] Mary Toft's Rabbit Tale. BSECS Criticks Website.

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Abstract

Originally broadcast in April 2011 and aired again by BBC Radio 4 this November, Mary Toft’s Rabbit Tale is a radio drama retelling the story of its titular fraudster’s brief notoriety. With a high-profile cast – including singer Will Young as Toft’s husband and Rupert Graves as man-midwife, John Howard – the play explores a number of issues related to the alleged rabbit births of 1726 and their impact on public discourse of the time.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Reviewed on: 19th Nov 2013; Event Date(s): 19th Nov 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rabbits, Radio, Pregnancy, Mary Toft
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:34
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/13787

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