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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
The Radio Times notes, the 30-minute broadcast presented viewers with a selection of various motifs of Tchaikovsky’s fantasy overture, commented on by Vic Oliver, conductor of the British Concert Orchestra. The aim was to bring music to the people and people to the music. The programme ended with a run through of the work as a whole.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
15 Feb 1953 at 21:45 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unavailable

Credits

Producer
Christian Simpson
Music
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Art Direction
John Clements
Contributor
Vic Oliver
Cast
Don GilliesRomeo
Dominic CallaghanJuliet
Kenneth SmithMercutio
Horace SequeiraFriar Laurence
Alec MartinCapulet
Karl HartmannParis
Michael HolmesTybalt

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Music
Keywords
music - classical

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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