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National Youth Theatre in ‘Troilus and Cressida’, The

Synopsis
An outside broadast of a Paul Hill/Michael Croft National Youth Theatre stage production filmed at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Recording date
22 Apr 1966
Transmission details
25 Sep 1966 at 15:25 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
125 mins

Credits

Director
Bernard Hepton
Producer
Michael Bakewell; Michael Croft; Paul Hill
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
John Bright
Art Direction
John Buglir
Cast
Andrew MurrayTroilus
Charlotte WomersleyCressida
Kenneth CranhamThersites
David StocktonPandarus
Derek SeatonUlysses
Dennis MarksAchilles
Haydn BiddleAjax
Ian WoolridgeMenelaus
Leslie RobartsAgamemnon
Mary PayneHelen
Norman EschleAeneas
Richard GoddenPriam, King of Troy
Tim HauntonPrologue
Timothy BlockHector
Timothy DaltonDiomedes

Additional Details

Theatre
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Theatre company
National Youth Theatre of Great Britain
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Troilus and Cressida
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Youth Theatre

Notes

History
The original stage production opened on the 16 September 1965 at the Old Vic in London. The two-hour broadcast was transmitted in two parts with a 25 minute interval.
Stills
A still of the production showing Andrew Murray and Charlotte Womersley can be found in Radio Times, September 22, 1966, p. 14.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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Name

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Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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