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King Henry the Fifth

Alternative title
Henry V
Synopsis
Two extracts from Henry V, adapted for radio and produced by Peter Watts. With John Clements as the King and Kay Hammond as Katharine.
Series
Coronation Curtain Up
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
22 Apr 1953
Transmission details
27 May 1953 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Light Programme)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Producer
Peter Watts
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Hotchkis
Adaptor for Television
Peter Watts
Cast
John ClementsKing Henry V
Valentine DyallChorus
Howieson CulffArchbishop of Canterbury
Kay HammondKatherine
John WyseDauphin
Allan JeayesDuke of Exeter
Barry BrendanJohn Bates
Brian HayesRichard, Earl of Cambridge
Cyril ShrapsHenry, Lord Scroop of Masham
Felix FeltonDuke of Orleans
Frank DuncanFluellen
Gwen NelsonMistress Quickley
Ivan StaffNym
John Carol (2)Boy (Falstaff’s page)
John GarsideKing Charles VI of France
John LauriePistol
John WestbrookMontjoy
Marjorie WestburyAlice
Michael BatesBardolph
Molly RankinQueen Isabel
Peter AssinderDuke of Gloucester
Peter GossDuke of Bedford
Stephen JackMichael Williams
T. St John BarrySir Thomas Grey
V.C. Clinton BaddeleyHolinshed
William FoxGower

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

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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