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Noble Romans, The

Synopsis
Six-part radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar (parts 1-3) and Antony and Cleopatra (parts 4-6) by Dickon Reed. With Peter Whitman as narrator.
Series
Noble Romans, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
3 Nov 1979 at 10:00 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
No archive copy known (4/2008).

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Peter Whitman
Adaptor for Radio
Dickon Reed
Cast
Paul HarwickJulius Caesar
Roy DotriceMark Antony
Martin JarvisOctavius Caesar
Phillip FoxSextus Pompey
Sheila AllenPortia
Alan PennCaesar’s servant (Servant (to Julius Caesar))
Alan PennFlavius
Edward HardwickeMarcus Brutus
Eva SturarCalphurnia
Garard GreenLepidus
Geoffrey MatthewsSoothsayer
Geoffrey MatthewsCicero
Geoffrey MatthewsCobbler
Geoffrey MatthewsTrebonius
Hugh DicksonMaecenas
Jean RogersLucius
Julian FoxCinna
Julian FoxMarulius (Murellus)
Julian FoxPublius
Michael McStayMenas
Penelope LeeOctavia
Peter PaceyMessenger
Peter WhitmanAlexas
Peter WickhamAgrippa
Peter WoodthorpeCasca
Rosalind AyresCharmian
Walter HallMardian

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The radio series was produced by and first broadcast on the BBC World Service 3/10/17/24 Nov and 1/8 Dec 1979.

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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