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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Radio production of the play produced and adapted for microphone by Barbara Burnham. With Sybil Thorndike, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Lewis Casson and Miles Malleson.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
6 Nov 1938 at 18:10 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
105 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Barbara Burnham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Lewis CassonLeontes, King of Sicily
Sybil ThorndikeHermione
Rosamund MerivalePerdita
Gwen Ffrangcon-DaviesPaulina
Miles MallesonAutolycus
Alec MangoDion
Allan JeayesCamillo
Cecil TrouncerOld Shepherd
Cecil TrouncerAntigonus
Cherry CottrellDorcas
Edgar NorfolkPolixenes
Francis de WolffCleomenes
Hubert GreggFlorizel
Lucille LisleMopsa
Nigel StockYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Robin MauleMamillius

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
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.
Reviews
'Shakespeare by Wireless: The Winter’s Tale’, The Times, 14 November 1938, p. 18.
The actors’ views on the play and production can be found in "Stars in ‘The Winter’s Tale’", Radio Times, 4 November 1938, p. 10.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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