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Sir Thomas More

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play presumed to be by William Shakespeare and others. Directed by Michael Jenkins. With Ian McKellen in the title role. Music composed by Philip Lane.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
25 Dec 1983 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Michael Jenkins
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Philip Lane
Adaptor for Radio
Penny Gold
Cast
Alex JenningsWilliam Roper
Alex JenningsCaveler
Bernard BrownSuresby
Brett UsherWilliamson
Carole BoydDoll Williamson
Clive PantoFirst Player
Clive PantoSmart
Cyril LuckhamShrewsbury
David GoodersonSurrey
David PeartDownes
Eric AllanLincoln
Eric AllanButler
Fiona WalkerMistress Roper
Geoffrey CollinsPalmer
Godfrey KentonBishop of Rochester
Haydn JonesLifter
Ian McKellenThomas More
James BryceHorsekeeper
James BryceClown
Jean TrendLady More
John HollisLord Mayor
John WebbCatesby
Madi HeddLady Mayoress
Michael BiltonSherwin
Michael ShannonDe Barde
Michael ShannonErasmus
Michael SpiceLieutnant of the Tower
Peter TuddenhamSheriff
Peter TuddenhamWarder
Richard HuwBoy player
Stuart OrganWitt
Stuart OrganBetts
Timothy BatesonJohn Munday
Timothy BatesonBrewer

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Sir Thomas More (play)

Notes

Notes
The script for this broadcast was submitted on 11/07/1980.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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