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Tragedy of Coriolanus, The

Alternative title
BBC Radio Collection: William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play adapted and directed by Ned Chaillet. Samuel West plays the title role and Susannah York is Volumnia. With music composed by Orlando Gough, and performed by Jeremy Avis and the composer.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio; Radio
Transmission details
20 Oct 2002 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Ned Chaillet
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Orlando Gough
Adaptor for Radio
Ned Chaillet
Cast
Samuel WestCaius Martius Coriolanus
Susannah YorkVolumnia
Adrian DunbarTullus Aufidius
Kenneth HaighMenenius Agrippa
Malcolm StorryCominius
Carl PrekoppMessenger
Helen LongworthGentlewoman
Hugh DicksonFirst Senator (Rome) (Senator (Rome))
Ian MastersNicanor
Jane WhittenshawValeria
John RoganFirst Servant (Corioles) (Servant)
Kenneth CranhamSicinius Velutus
Louis ConstantineYoung Martius
Martin HyderFirst Citizen (Citizen)
Nicholas BoultonFirst Citizen (Rome) (Citizen (Rome))
Peter MarinkerTitus Lartius
Rebecca EganVirgilia
Simon WolfeThird Servant (Servant)
Stephen HoganFirst Senator (Corioles) (Senator (Volscian))
Struan RodgerJunius Brutus

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Coriolanus
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Commercially released on CD as part of the BBC Radio collection series in 2003. All feature introductions by Richard Eyre and are available for sale from the BBC Shop (www.bbcshop.com) or through retail outlets.

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

Distributor

Name

BBC Radio Collection, c/o Choices UK, 19-24 Manasty Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6UP, tel 01733 236800, fax 01733 230618, www.choicesdirect.co.uk

Email
enquiries@choicesuk.com
Web
http://www.choicesuk.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01733 236800
Fax
01733 230618
Address
c/o Choices UK
19-24 Manasty Road
Orton Southgate
Peterborough
PE2 6UP

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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