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Put Money in Thy Purse

Synopsis
In 1952 the Irish stage star Micheal MacLiammoir made his cinematic debut as Iago in Orson Welles’s Othello. His diary of the process - a chronicle of chaos, financial crises and endless travel that starts on the 27 January 1949 - is dramatised for radio by Peter G. Morgan.
Series
Saturday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
17 Jun 2004
Transmission details
7 Aug 2004 at 14:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Director
Alison Hindell
Writer
Micheál MacLiammóir
Adaptor for Radio
Peter G. Morgan
Cast
Andrew WincottBob
Don McCorkindaleHilton
Don WarringtonOrson
Lynn SeymourSuzanne
Rachel AtkinsFay
Simon CallowMichael

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
1950s
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
MacLiammóir, Micheál (1899-1978); Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Othello

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
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Fax
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NW1 2DB

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