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Margaret Rawlings and Henry Oscar in Scenes from ‘Macbeth’

Synopsis
Television programme featuring scenes based on Macbeth. Although no recording of this early television production is extant, the cast list suggests that the scene shown was III iv. With Henry Oscar as Macbeth and Margaret Rawlings as Lady Macbeth.
Series
Scenes from Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
25 Mar 1937 at 15:35 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
25 mins
Availability
Unavailable

Credits

Director
George More O’Ferrall
Producer
George More O’Ferrall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Henry OscarMacbeth
Margaret RawlingsLady Macbeth
Arthur BurneBanquo
Campbell LoganMessenger
Campbell LoganMurderer
Campbell LoganWitch
Harold ClaytonWitch
Harold ClaytonRoss
Polly EmeryWitch
Polly EmeryGuest

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Part of a series that inaugurated Shakespearean drama on television in Britain.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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