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Golden Drama

Synopsis
A programme of excerpts for several plays live from the Queen’s Theatre, London. The charity event was in aid of the Combined Theatrical Charities with the invited actors accepting a much lower fee. The two Shakespeare excerpts included are Judi Dench, Rachel Kempson and Edith Evans in a scene from Romeo and Juliet directed by Vivian Matalon and three Hamlet soliloquies from Peter O’Toole. The show was introduced by Robert Morley, Noel Coward and Anthony Quayle.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
31 Jan 1965 at 21:00 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
No archive copy found (2006)

Credits

Director
Bill Ward
Producer
Cecil Clarke
Music
John Lanchbery
Contributor
Vivian Matalan
Cast
Peter O’TooleHamlet
Judi DenchJuliet
Edith EvansNurse
Rachel KempsonLady Capulet

Additional Details

Theatre
Queen’s Theatre, London
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet; Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Budget £100,000

Production Company

Name

ATV

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