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Kiss Me, Kate

Synopsis
Television production of Kiss Me, Kate with Howard Keel as Fred Graham and Patricia Morison as Lilli Vanessi.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
20 Apr 1964 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
85 mins

Credits

Director
David Askey
Producer
James Gilbert (2)
Writer
Bella Spewack; Cole Porter; Samuel Spewack
Music
Cole Porter
Production Design
Eileen Diss
Choreographer
Paddy Stone
Cast
Patricia MorisonLilli Vanessi (Katherina)
Howard KeelFred Graham (Petruchio)
Millicent MartinLois Lane (Bianca)
Bill Owen 
Danny Green 
Eric BarkerBill Calhoun (Lucentio)
Irving Davies 
Isabelle Lucas 
Reginald Beckwith 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The Radio Times notes that this was the first modern American musical to be adapted for UK television.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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