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As You Like It

Synopsis
A televised production of the play with Margaret Leighton as Rosalind and Laurence Harvey as Orlando.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
15 Mar 1953 at 20:40 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
Unavailable

Credits

Director
Peter Ebert
Producer
Campbell Logan
Writer
William Shakespeare
Art Direction
Stephen Bundy
Cast
Margaret LeightonRosalind
Isabel DeanCelia
Laurence HarveyOrlando
Kenneth ConnorTouchstone
Michael HordernJaques
Eliot MakehamCorin
Guy VerneyJaques de Boys
Henry OscarDuke Frederick
Horace SequeiraAdam
John SchlesingerAmiens
Michael BrennanCharles
Michael MalnickDennis
Pamela AlanPhebe
Peter WyngardeSylvius (Silvius)
Roderick LovellOliver
Stanford HolmeLe Beau
Stanford HolmeWilliam
Stuart LathamSir Oliver Martext
Vida HopeAudrey
Walter HuddDuke Senior

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William

Notes

Notes
Production cost: £ 2.343 (BBC Play Library)
Cast: 24 prinicipal actors.

The Birmingham Shakespeare Library holds a typescript.
History
The transmission was repeated 19 March 1953 at 19:30. Rothwell & Melzer in Shakespeare on Screen, transcribing from Program and Notes, Television Programme as Broadcast, BBC 15 March 1953, note a running time of 48 minutes; the programme was billed as 2 hours duration.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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