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Henry VIII

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of Wolsey’ s farewell speech from Shakespeare’s Henry VIII (III ii), relayed live from the Empire Theatre, London. With Sybil Thorndike as Queen Katherine and E. Lyall Swete as Cardinal Wolsey.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
26 Feb 1926 at 21:54 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
20 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Sybil ThorndikeQueen Katherine
Lyall E. SweteCardinal Wolsey

Additional Details

Theatre
Empire Theatre, London
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Henry VIII
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William

Notes

Reviews
Source: The Times, BBC Programme Records

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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