- 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.
- Theatre Parade
- Great Britain
- Transmission details
- 10 Dec 1937 at 15:30 (Channel: BBC)
- 30 mins
- No copy extant
- Michel Saint-Denis
- George More O’Ferrall
Laurence Olivier Macbeth Judith Anderson Lady Macbeth
- Old Vic Theatre
- Theatre company
- Old Vic Theatre Company
- Production type
- Television and Radio Drama
- Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
- The dating for this entry follows The Times listing information for this broadcast. The Radio Times gives an earlier date 3/12/1937.
- The scenes from the theatre production were restaged and produced in the television studio.
- The stage production at the Old Vic opened in November 1937.
- A review of the production can be found in the column ‘Televised Drama’ in The Times, 13 December 1937, p. 18.
Source: The Times
- The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
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