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Coriolanus

Summary
1965 BBC presentation of the National Youth Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus (first staged at the Queen’s Theatre in the summer of 1964), recorded for television at the Chichester Festival Theatre in April 1965. The production was updated to 1914.
Theatre play
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 23 May 1965
Time
7.25-8.50pm
Channel
BBC2
Production company
BBC
Theatre company
National Youth Theatre, London

Credits

Producer
Michael Croft
Television Production by
Bernard Hepton
Television Production by
Roger Jenkins
Playwright
William Shakespeare
Set Designer
Christopher Lawrence
Television Design Associate
Barry Newbery
Make-up Supervisor
Ann Henderson
Cast
Timothy BlockCominius
Ian CleggRoman Senator
Robert DaviesTulle Aufidius
Mary GrimesVolumnia
Elisabeth HolmesValeria
Nigel JeffcoatRoman Senator
Timothy MeatsTitus Lartius
John NightingaleCaius Marcius, later Coriolanus
Mark PowellYoung Marcius
Leslie RobertsBrutus
Derek SeatonSicinius
David StocktonMenenius
Charlotte WomersleyVirgilia

Additional details

Origination
Recorded in theatre
Play tags
ancient Rome and colonies

Audiovisual sources

Title
Coriolanus (BBC, 1965)
Archive
BBC Information and Archives [more information]
Address

White City
London
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 8008 2288

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/informationandarchives/

Access

BBC Information and Archives is not open to the public.

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 20 May 1965 (Magazine)
Linking notes
illustrated article, p. 15; listing, p. 19

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