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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play produced by Howard Rose starring Raymond Trafford as Shylock and Phyllis Neilson-Terry as Portia. With incidental music composed by Frederick Rosse. Dorothy Freshwater narrates.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Apr 1927 at 21:35 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
85 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Frederick Rosse
Contributor
Dorothy Freshwater
Cast
Raymond TraffordShylock
Austin TrevorAntonio
George RelphBassanio
Phyllis Neilson-TerryPortia
Douglas BurbidgeGratiano
Arthur VezinStephano
Ben FieldLauncelot Gobbo
Derek WilliamsSalerio
Edmund KennedyClerk of the Court
Eric Cowley 
Hector AbbasTubal
Hilda Bruce-PotterNerissa
Ivor BarnardDuke of Venice
Jane BaconJessica
John MacLeanOld Gobbo
John ReeveBalthazar
Lawrence GowdyLeonardo
Philip CunninghamLorenzo
W.E. HollowayPrince of Morocco

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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