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Cymbeline

Synopsis
An excerpt showing scenes from the Old Vic Theatre Company production of Cymbeline with an introduction by British theatre actress Sybil Thorndike (1882-1976).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
30 Oct 1956 at 22:15 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
28 mins
Availability
Unavailable

Credits

Director
Michael Benthall
Producer
Michael Elliott
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
Audrey Cruddas
Contributor
Sybil Thorndike
Cast
Barbara JeffordImogen
Derek GodfreyIachimo
Margaret WhitingHelen

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Between 1953 and 1958 the complete First Folio was staged at the Old Vic Theatre, London, under theatre director Michael Benthall, beginning with Richard Burton as Hamlet. The first performance of all 36 plays took place between 1920 and 1925 with Robert Atkins as theatre director.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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