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Twelfth Night or What You Will

Synopsis
Televised version of the play adapted by Robert Atkins, starring Barbara Lott (Viola) and Terence Morgan (Orsino).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
6 Jan 1950 at 20:45 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
105 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Harold Clayton
Writer
Robert Atkins; William Shakespeare
Music
Eric Robinson
Art Direction
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Barbara LottViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Patricia KnealeOlivia
Terence MorganOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Geoffrey DunnMalvolio
John GatrellFeste
Donald TandyCurio
Gerald SimFirst Officer
Jessie EvansMaria
John BiggerstaffValentine
Maurice JonesPriest
Michael LoganSir Toby Belch
Michael RedingtonSebastian
Paul StephensonCaptain
Peter Bennett (2)Fabian
Peter RennieSecond Officer
Robert SansomAntonio
Stuart LathamSir Andrew Aguecheek

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Production cost: £ 1.500 (BBC Play Library).

The Birmingham Shakespeare Library holds a script.
History
Live broadcast screened on the day after Twelfth Night. No copy has been preserved.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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