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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Radio version of the play arranged and produced by Peter Creswell. With Godfrey Tearle and Edith Evans in the title roles. Incidental music composed and conducted by Richard Austin.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
11 Feb 1934 at 17:32 (Channel: BBC National Service)
Duration
124 mins
Availability
No archive copy known.

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Richard Austin
Cast
Godfrey TearleMark Antony
Edith EvansCleopatra
Ronald SimpsonOctavius Caesar
Robert FarquharsonEnobarbus
Arthur EvansSoothsayer
Barry FergusonMardian
Carleton HobbsDolabella
Cyril NashPhilo
Douglas RossDemetrius
Edgar B. SkeetCountryman
Eric AndersonThidias
Eric BerryScarus
Eric DanceLepidus
Hermione GingoldIras
James ToveyAlexas
Janet TaylorOctavia
Matthew BoultonAgrippa
Matthew BoultonProculeius
Noel Dryden 
Norman ShelleyEros
Pascoe ThorntonCanidius
R. Brookes-Turner 
Rosalinde FullerCharmian
Theodore SmytheTaurus
Tony HankeyMaecenas
Tony HankeyDiomedes

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
History
Part of a loose series of Shakespeare adaptations broadcast on Sunday evenings on BBC National Programme.
Reviews
'Shakespeare by Wireless’: review in The Times, 12 February 1934, p. 10.
Edith Evans and Godfrey Tearle comment on their respective parts in Radio Times, 9 February 1934, p. 371.
Source: BBC Programme Records 1933-1935.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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