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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
Radio musical adaptation of The Comedy of Errors directed and dramatised by Sue Wilson. Michael Maloney as Antipholus of Syracuse and Anton Lesser as Antipholus of Ephesus. The production is set aboard a cruise liner arriving at Ephesus in 1936. BBC travel reporter Gervaise Foulkes (Peter Jeffrey) finds himself caught up in some strange local customs...
Series
Sunday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
21 Feb 1999 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Sue Wilson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Malcolm McKee; Sue Wilson
Cast
Anton LesserAntipholus of Ephesus
Michael MaloneyAntipholus of Syracuse
Cive KnellerDromio of Ephesus
Brian ParrDromio of Syracuse
Julia WatsonAdriana
Amanda RootLuciana
Bridget Turner 
Clifford Rose 
Ian Brooker 
Malcolm McKee 
Peter JeffreyGervaise Ffoulkes
Richard Pasco 
Sunny Ormonde 
Terry Molloy 

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
musicals; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The broadcast was originally scheduled for transmission on 3 January 1999 but had to be postponed.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times

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

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