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Tempest, The

Alternative title
Schools: The Drama
Synopsis
Fourth of a series of six plays broadcast to schools. A dramatic interpretation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, this episode is produced by Michael Hogan and is performed by Douglas Burbidge, Abraham Sofaer, and other representative Radio Players.
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Nov 1927 at 15:50 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
55 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Michael Hogan
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Abraham Sofaer 
B. A. Pittar 
Dorothy Smithard 
Douglas Burbidge 
Eric Lugg 
Ernest Haines 
George Hayes 
George Howe 
George Ide 
Hubert Carter 
Ivan Samson 
Lilian Harrison 
Mercia Cameron 
Peggie Robb-Smith 
Wynne Ajello 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Transmitted from London and Daventry.
History
This appears to have been the second time that the play was broadcast on BBC. The first was transmitted on 16/1/1925 (see separate entry).
Reviews
Source: The Times, BBC Programme Records

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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