Falstaff

Alternative title
Lyrical Comedy in Three Acts by Arrigo Boito
Synopsis
Broadcast of Verdi’s last opera, Falstaff, produced for BBC radio by H. Procter-Gregg. Arrigo Boito, who wrote the libretto, adapted and synthesized his underlying story scenario from both The Merry Wives of Windsor and the Henry IV plays. Performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Theatre Chorus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Notes
The disc copy of this production held in the British Library Sound Archive is a recording of the repeat that was broadcast in the BBC Third Programme March 29, 1947.
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William; Falstaff

Credits

Producer
H. Procter-Gregg
Writer
Arrigo Boito
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Cast
Arnold Maiters 
Howell Glynne 
John Caunce 
Laelia Finneberg 
Leyland White 
Marion Lowe 
Morgan Jones 
Parry Jones 
Teresa Corley 
Valetta Iacopi 

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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