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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Televised recording of a masque arranged from the fairy scenes of the play. With music by Felix Mendelssohn conducted by Hyam Greenbaum.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
23 Apr 1937 at 15:35 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
25 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Director
Stephen Thomas
Producer
Stephen Thomas
Music
Felix Mendelssohn
Choreographer
Andree Howard
Contributor
Hyam Greenbaum
Cast
Alexander KnoxOberon
Thea HolmeTitania
Patricia HayesPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Andree HowardDancer
Dorothy GreenSinger
Elizabeth SchoolingDancer
Ena MoonFairy
Margaret BraithwaiteDancer
Marie CohenSinger

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); masque

Notes

History
First television adaptation of the play in Britain. It was broadcast live and never recorded.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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