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Measure for Measure

Synopsis
Radio adapatation of the play by M. R. Ridley. With Leon Quartermaine as the Duke, Dennis Arundell as Angelo and Rachel Gurney as Isabella. Produced by Wilfrid Grantham. Cyril Gardiner narrates.
Series
World Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
12 Jan 1948 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Wilfrid Grantham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Maurice Roy Ridley
Cast
Leon QuartermaineVincentio, Duke of Vienna
Dennis ArundellAngelo
Rachel GurneyIsabella
Godfrey KentonClaudio
J. Hubert LeslieEscalus
Andrew ChurchmanAbhorson
Basil JonesFroth
Betty BaskcombMariana
Cyril GardinerNarrator
Diana PoultonLutenist
Ernest SeftonElbow
Harold ScottPompey
John LaurieLucio
Julian SummersBarnardine
Marjorie AvisSinger
Raf de la TorreFriar Peter
Richard WilliamsProvost
Ronald SidneyMessenger
Susan RichardsFrancesca, a nun
Sybil ArundaleMistress Overdone

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
Rehearsals took place from 8/1/1948-12/1/1948
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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