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Pericles

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play produced and directed by Gaynor McFarlane with a contemporary twist. The multicultural cast includes poet Benjamin Zephaniah as Gower. Tom Mannion plays Pericles and Helen Longworth performs as Marina.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Nov 2005 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
100 mins

Credits

Director
Gaynor McFarlane
Producer
Gaynor McFarlane
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Tom MannionPericles, Prince of Tyre
Benjamin ZephaniahGower
Katherine IgoeThaisa
Helen LongworthMarina
Adjoa AndohDionyza
Ayesha AntoineLychorida
Ayesha AntoineBawd
Delroy BrownLeonine
Dermot CrowleyMaster
Ifan MeredithLysimachus
Lorcan CranitchSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Nick SaycePhilemon
Nick SayceBoult
Paul DinnenFisherman
Peter GevisserCleon
Raad RawiAntiochus
Raad RawiCerimon
Sean ScanlanHelicanus
Sian PhillipsDiana

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
dialects; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting

Notes

History
The broadcast was repeated on BBC Radio 3 on 30 November 2008 at 8 p. m.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/buyersguide/7501
Online format
Download

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

AudioGO

Email
info@audiobookcollection.com
Web
http://www.bbcaudiobooks.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01225 878 000
Address
St James House
The Square
Lower Bristol Road
Bath
BA2 3BH
Notes
AudioGO, the UK’s leading audio publisher, was formerly known as BBC Audiobooks and was part of BBC Worldwide. The Chivers range encompasses more than 3,500 dramatisations and readings of unabridged fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children. AudioGO also publishes the Radio Collection, incorporating radio dramatisations and non-fiction derived from BBC Radio programming. BBC Archive Voices is a new series presenting interviews with key figures in the fields of entertainment, sport, politics and literature (download only), otherwise sale on CD or MP3-CD via the BBC Shop or other retail outlets, or downloadable in digital format via the BBC AudioZone http://www.audible.co.uk/

Online Retailer

Name

Retail outlets

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