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Hamlet the Worker

Synopsis
Radio play written by Wilfrid Walter and produced by Jan Bussell. In all probability a parody of Hamlet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 Apr 1938 at 21:45 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
40 mins
Availability
No archive copy extant

Credits

Producer
Jan Bussell
Writer
Wilfrid Walter
Cast
Charles Heslop 
Don Gemmel 
Ena Moon 
Frank Birch 
Harold Scott 
Miriam Adams 
Queenie Leonard 
Wilfred Fletcher 
Wilfrid Walter 
William Lyon Brown 

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The half hour programme featuring ‘highlights from heavy drama’ included a parody of Greek tragedy, Oroastus, by Stephen Leacock.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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