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Shakespeare Night [18/11/1924]

Synopsis
Shakespeare-themed radio programme. Orchestral music, mainly by Mendelssohn, Germain and Sullivan, with old and modern settings of Shakespearean lyrics followed by passages from The Taming of the Shrew. Winifred Francis-Fisher (mezzo-soprano) and John Coates (tenor) are accompanied by The Wireless Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Dan Godfrey, Junior).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Nov 1924 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
180 mins
Availability
No archive copy extant

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Arthur Sullivan; Edward German; Felix Mendelssohn
Contributor
Dan Godfrey
Cast
Bennett Congreve 
John Coates 
Joy Chatwynd 
Leonard Calvert 
R. E. Jeffrey 
Tarver Penna 
Winifred Fisher 

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The duration given for this entry includes a 30-minute news break.
For a detailed list of the music titles performed in this broadcast, see Radio Times programme listings.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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