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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Radio drama. Troilus and Cressida produced by David Spenser with Michael Pennington and Maureen O’Brien in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
8 Dec 1979
Transmission details
6 Mar 1980 at 21:05 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
210 (inc. 15 min interval)

Credits

Producer
David Spenser
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Christos Pittas
Cast
Michael PenningtonTroilus
Maureen O’BrienCressida
Alan HowardThersites
Nigel StockPandarus
Norman RodwayUlysses
Brian CarrollServant (attending on Paris)
David BuckAjax
Gabriel WoolfAgamemnon
Gordon DulieuAeneas
Gordon ReidAlexander
Graham FaulknerHelenus
Jeremy ClydeParis
John BullPatroclus
John RyeAchilles
John WestbrookPrologue
John WestbrookCalchas
Lee HarringtonDeiphobus
Leonard FentonPriam, King of Troy
Peter Baldwin (2)Menelaus
Petra DaviesHelen
Philip SullyDiomedes
Sheila GrantCassandra
Sonia FraserAndromache
Stephen ShawNestor
Terrence HardimanHector
Trevor CooperMargareton

Additional Details

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

Notes

Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times
Brief review in Michael P. Jensen, ‘Entries Play by Play’ in Richard Burt (ed.), Shakespeare after Shakespeare: An Encyclopaedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture, Vol. 2 (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2007), p. 575, Entry 2584.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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London
NW1 2DB

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