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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play produced by Val Gielgud. Starring Clifford Evans as Antony, Fay Compton as Cleopatra and Bernard Evans as Enobarbus. With music composed by Julius Harrison. Duncan Carse acts as narrator.
Series
World Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 Jul 1948 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Producer
Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Julius Harrison
Cast
Clifford EvansMark Antony
Fay ComptonCleopatra
Alan WheatleyOctavius Caesar
Francis de WolffSextus Pompey
Bernard MilesEnobarbus
Alastair DuncanEros
Basil Dignam 
Brian OultonLepidus
Catherine CampbellIras
Deryck GuylerDolabella
Edward Forsyth 
Frederick BradshawMenas
Harry Towb 
Heron CarvicMardian
Howieson CulffMacaenas (Maecenas)
Hugh ManningAgrippa
Humphrey MortonThyreus (Taurus)
James Carney 
Joan HartOctavia
John ProbertEuphronius (Ambassador)
Malcolm GraemeProculeius
Maxwell Foster 
Patrick Cargill 
Rachel GurneyCharmian
W.E. HollowayCanidius
William Douglas 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A written transcript of the production is being held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
General
The production script records a rehearsal period of five days (14/7/1948-19/7/1948).
History
Transmitted in two parts with a fifteen-minute break for the news.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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