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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Radio version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream produced for the Shakespeare Quatercentenary celebrations by Val Gielgud. Virginia Maskell and Gabriel Woolf are Titania and Oberon. Mendelssohn’s incidental music is arranged and conducted by John Hollingsworth with the Ambrosian Singers of London.
Series
Saturday-Night Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
13 Sep 1963
Transmission details
18 Apr 1964 at 20:30 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
100 mins

Credits

Producer
Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Felix Mendelssohn
Cast
Malcolm KeenTheseus
Janet BurnellHippolyta
Gabriel WoolfOberon
Virginia MaskellTitania
Frank DuncanPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Carleton HobbsPeter Quince
Earle GreyEgeus
Elizabeth Morgan1st fairy (Fairy)
Eric AndersonPhilostrate
Frank PartingtonRobin Starveling
George MerrittSnug
Gudrun UreHelena
Jennifer WrightHermia
Jo Manning WilsonPeaseblossom
Jo Wilson 
Michael DeaconLysander
Norman ClaridgeFrancis Flute
Norman ShelleyNick Bottom
Peter PrattTom Snout
Petronella BarkerMustardseed
Timothy WestDemetrius
Valerie KirkbrightCobweb

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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