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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Abridged version of the play adapted for broadcasting by Peter Creswell. With Leon Quartermaine and Margaret Rawlings in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
28 Feb 1937 at 17:35 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
115 mins
Availability
No copy extant.

Credits

Producer
Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Peter Creswell
Cast
Leon QuartermaineMarcus Antonius (Mark Antony)
Margaret RawlingsCleopatra
Ronald SimpsonOctavius Caesar
Ion SwinleyDomitius Enobarbus (Enobarbus)
A. B. ImesonLepidus
Alexander SarnaAgrippa
Bertram Marsh-DunnScarus
David King-WoodCanidius
David King-WoodPhilo
Douglas MatthewsThyreus (Thidias)
Douglas MatthewsTaurus
Eric BerryEros
Francis de WolffProculeius
Frank CochraneAlexas
Jack AllenMessenger to Cleopatra (Messenger)
Jack AllenDiomedes
Lydia SherwoodCharmian
Norman ShelleyDemetrius
Norman ShelleyEuphronius (Ambassador)
Patricia BurkeIras
Patricia HilliardOctavia
Philip CunninghamDolabella
Philip WadeCountryman
Philip WadeSoothsayer

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A written transcript of the production is being 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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