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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Radio drama. The Tempest as adapted by Herbert Farjeon with John Gielgud as Prospero. With music composed by Norman Demuth.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
13 Mar 1953
Transmission details
1 Jun 1953 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
116 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Mary Hope Allen
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Norman Demuth
Adaptor for Radio
Herbert Farjeon
Cast
John GielgudProspero
Peggy BryanMiranda
Jeremy SpenserAriel
William DevlinCaliban
Derek HartFerdinand
Arthur LawrenceFrancisco
Cyril ShapsMaster of the Ship
Edward Lexy 
Eric PorterAlonso
Frank TickleBoatswain
George RoseStephano
Godfrey KentonSebastian
Grizelda HerveyJuno
Hugh ManningAntonio
Leon QuartermaineGonzalo
Leslie FrenchTrinculo
Lydia SherwoodIris
Norman ClaridgeAdrian
Susan RichardsCeres

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording.
General
Rehearsals: 7/3/1953-13/3/1953
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: The Times, 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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