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Macbeth

Synopsis
Television broadcast. Scenes from Michel St. Denis’ production of Macbeth at the Old Vic with Laurence Olivier and Judith Anderson in the title roles. Presented for television by George More O’Ferrall.
Series
Theatre Parade
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
10 Dec 1937 at 15:30 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Director
Michel Saint-Denis
Producer
George More O’Ferrall
Cast
Laurence OlivierMacbeth
Judith AndersonLady Macbeth

Additional Details

Theatre
Old Vic Theatre
Theatre company
Old Vic Theatre Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The dating for this entry follows The Times listing information for this broadcast. The Radio Times gives an earlier date 3/12/1937.
General
The scenes from the theatre production were restaged and produced in the television studio.
History
The stage production at the Old Vic opened in November 1937.
Reviews
A review of the production can be found in the column ‘Televised Drama’ in The Times, 13 December 1937, p. 18.
Source: The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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