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Timon of Athens

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s unfinished play, produced and arranged for stereo by Raymond Raikes. With Stephen Murray in the title role. The music is composed and conducted by Christopher Whelen and performed by Veronica Lucas (soprano), the BBC Singers and Orchestra.
Series
World Drama
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Feb 1975 at 19:15 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
105 mins

Credits

Producer
Raymond Raikes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Christopher Whelen
Adaptor for Radio
Raymond Raikes
Cast
Stephen MurrayTimon of Athens
John SlaterApemantus
Denis QuilleyAlcibiades
Peter PrattFlavius
Nigel LambertPoet
Alan RoweServilius
Carole BoydPhrynia
Denis McCarthyCaphis
Hector RossSoldier
Hector RossMerchant
Jack Carr 
John GabrielSenator
John GabrielIsidore’s servant
John GabrielMoneylender
John RyeVentidius
Kate ColeridgeTimandra
Kerry FrancisLucullus
Malcolm HayesVarro’s servant
Norman WoolandLucius
Paul GaymonJeweller
Peter PaceyFlaminius
Peter WhitmanPhilotus
Peter Williams 
Sion Probert 
Trader FaulknerPainter

Additional Details

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

Notes

Reviews
David Wade, ‘Classic resurrections’, The Times, 8 February 1975, p. 8.

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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