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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Abridged version of the play arranged and produced for radio by Peter Creswell. With Fay Compton as Beatrice and Godfrey Tearle as Benedick.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
3 Jan 1937 at 17:35 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Julian Herbage
Cast
Fay ComptonBeatrice
Godfrey TearleBenedick
Alec ClunesClaudio
Leon QuartermaineDon Pedro
Victor FawkesDogberry
C.M. HallardLeonato
Diana ChurchillHero
George HollowayWatchman (2)
Gwynne WhitbyUrsula
J. Hannam ClarkVerges
Jack AllenConrade
John AbbottFriar Francis
John McKennaBalthasar
Malcolm GraemeSexton
Mary HintonMargaret
Osborne LeachWatchman (1)
Robert HolmesDon John
Terence de MarneyBorachio
William TrentAntonio

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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