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Cymbeline

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s late play arranged for broadcasting by E. A. Harding, directed and produced by Wilfrid Grantham. Fay Compton stars as Imogen opposite Robert Harris as Posthumus. With music composed and conducted by Francis Collinson. Alfred Deller sings "Hark, hark the lark".
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Sep 1951 at 18:20 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
130 mins
Availability
No archive copy known.

Credits

Director
Wilfrid Grantham
Producer
Wilfrid Grantham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
E. A. Harding
Cast
Edmund WillardCymbeline, King of Britain
Fay ComptonImogen
Robert HarrisPosthumus Leonatus
Anthony JacobsIachimo
Neville HartleyCloten
Alfred DellerSinger
Basil DignamCaius Lucius
Bryan Powley 
Catherine LaceyQueen
Charles LenoPisanio
Charles Leno 
David Garth 
Elizabeth McKeowen 
Erik ChittyCornelius
Frank DuncanArviragus
Gabriel WoolfGuiderius
Gabrielle Blunt 
Hamilton Dyce 
Harry HutchinsonJailer
John Moffatt 
John TurnbullPhilario
Noel Iliff 
Norman ShelleyBelarius
Philip Levene 
Roger Delgado 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A written transcript of the production is being held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
General
The production transcript records rehearsals from 24/9/1951-30/9/1951.

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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