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Richard II

Alternative title
Schools: The Drama
Synopsis
Sixth and last in a series of broadcasts to schools. A dramatic interpretation of Shakespeare’s Richard II, this episode is produced by Cedrick Hardwicke and is performed by Douglas Jefferies, Abraham Sofaer, and other representative Radio Players.
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
16 Dec 1927 at 15:50 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
55 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Cedric Hardwicke
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Abraham Sofaer 
Charles Leveson Lane 
Douglas Jefferies 
Ethel Carrington 
Frank Denton 
George Ide 
George Relph 
Gilbert Heron 
Herbert Lugg 
Lilian Harrison 
Patrick Waddington 
S. Creagh Henry 

Additional Details

Theatre company
Radio Players, The
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Transmitted from London and Daventry.
Reviews
Source: The Times, BBC Programme Records

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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