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Life and Death of King John, The

Synopsis
Full-length radio adaptation of the play arranged by Raymond Raikes with Robert Eddison as King John. The music is composed by Thomas Eastwood and the BBC Welsh Orchestra is conducted by Lionel Salter.
Series
World Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Mar 1967 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
120 (incl. interval)

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Thomas Eastwood
Adaptor for Radio
Raymond Raikes
Cast
Robert EddisonKing John
Alec ClunesPhilip the Bastard
Maxine AudleyLady Constance
Trevor MartinHubert
Daniel RoseArthur, Duke of Brittaine
Allan McClellandCh√Ętillon
Anthony HallPrince Henry
Denise BryerBlanche
Ernest MiltonCardinal Pandulph
James DaleEarl of Salisbury
John WestbrookLouis the Dauphin
Michael KilgarriffLimoges, Duke of Austria
Nigel GrahamRobert Faulconbridge
Noel HowlettMelun
Olga LindoQueen Eleanor
Ronald HerdmanPeter de Pomfret
Ronald HerdmanExecutioner
Walter FitzgeraldEarl of Pembroke

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The copy held by the British Library Sound Archive is a recording of the 1969 BBC Radio 4 broadcast.
History
There was a 10-minute interval at 20:45. The broadcast was repeated on 19/03/1967 and on BBC Radio 4 on 15/09/1969.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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