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Macbeth

Synopsis
Radio adapatation of Macbeth with Pamela Brown and Howard Marion-Crawford produced by John Richmond. George Skillan performs as (narrative) Chorus.
Series
World Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
6 Oct 1947 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
135 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
John Richmond
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Howard Marion-CrawfordMacbeth
Pamela BrownLady Macbeth
Cyril ConwayMacduff
Andrew FauldsMalcolm
Leslie PerrinsBanquo
Alwyne WhatsleyLennox
Arthur RidleyDoctor of Physic
Arthur YoungKing Duncan
Beatrice KaneWitch (3rd)
Buena BentWitch (2nd)
Clifford BucktonSeyton
David StringerYoung Siward
Ernest JayPorter
Frank FosterMurderer
George HaganCaithness
George SkillanChorus
Jessica SpencerLady Macduff
Jill NyasaMacduff’s son
John FarrowFleance
Norman ClaridgeRoss
Pauline WynnGentlewoman
Preston LockwoodMenteith
Robert MarsdenAngus
Roy DeanDonalbain
Stanley LathburyOld Man
Tarver PennaSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Winifred OughtonWitch (1st)

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording.
History
Broadcast in two parts on BBC Home Service. Part 1: 20.00-21.00, Part 2: 21.15-22.30.
Repeated on 14/10/1947 at 6 p. m.
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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