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Romeo and Juliet (Gounod)

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Gounod’s opera is performed by The Wireless Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Percy Pitt, with Parry Jones and Miriam Licette in the leading parts.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 Apr 1927 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
135 (incl. interval)
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Music
Charles Gounod
Cast
Parry JonesRomeo
Miriam LicetteJuliet
Harold WilliamsMercutio
Norman AllinFriar Laurence
Gladys ParrGertrude (Nurse)
Alice MoxonStephano (Page)
Harry BrindleCapulet
Herbert SimmondsEscalus, Prince of Verona
Herbert SimmondsGregory
Leonard GowingsTybalt
Tom PurvisBenvolio

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Transmitted in two parts with a 20-minute interval for the news at 21:00.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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