Arts and Culture

On This Day – 1 November

Posted on: Thu 1 Nov 2018

On this day…

In 1512, Michelangelo’s painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel first opened to public viewing.

In  1604, William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Othello, is said to have first been presented to audiences.

In 1611, William Shakespeare’s comedy, The Tempest, also shares its first presentation to audiences.

In 1997, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, first premiered.

In 1997, Titanic, directed by James Cameron first premiered at the Tokyo International Film Festival.

Breakfast producer Rebecca St Clair joins hosts Nick and Ian to chat about this day in history.

Produced by Rebecca St Clair

Image: Pixabay 


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