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Macbeth, Or Unlucky for Some

Synopsis
Radio drama. A version of Macbeth written by John Wells and reduced to 13 minutes. The play was written for the Edinburgh Festival and the action, takes place in a BBC studio in Edinburgh in front of a passing audience.
Series
Just Before Midnight
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
31 Aug 1979 at 23:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
13 mins

Credits

Director
Glyn Dearman
Writer
John Wells
Cast
George BakerMacbeth
Norma RonaldLady Macbeth
Fraser KehrMacduff
Roger HammondMalcolm
Roger HammondBanquo
Audrey CameronWitch (1st)
Audrey CameronSon
Fraser Kehr2nd Servant (Servant)
Fraser KehrRoss
Gudrun UreWitch (3rd)
Gudrun UreLady Macduff
Jack MayKing Duncan
Jack May1st Doctor
John WellsRadio director
Margot BoydNurse
Margot BoydWitch (2nd)
Roger Hammond1st Servant (Servant)
Roger HammondLennox
Roger HammondPorter

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor (VHS)

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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