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Love’s Labour’s Lost

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play produced by Raymond Raikes. With Geraldine McEwan as Rosaline and Tony Britton as Berowne. Michael Spice narrates. The riddle song by Gerald Finzi was originally composed for a radio production in 1946. Incidental music is played by the London Chamber Orchestra conducted by Anthony Bernard.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Dec 1962 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
115 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Raymond Raikes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gerald Finzi
Contributor
Anthony Bernard; Michael Spice
Cast
Godfrey KentonFerdinand, King of Navarre
Tony BrittonBerowne
Sylvia SymsPrincess of France
Geraldine McEwanRosaline
Basil LangtonDon Adriano de Armado
Anthony HallMoth
Anthony ViccarsForester
Austin TrevorBoyet
Elizabeth MorganKatherine
Geoffrey MatthewsDumaine
George HaganAnthony Dull
Hamlyn BensonHolofernes
Kenneth HydeMonsieur Marcade
Michael DeaconLongaville
Norman ShelleyNathaniel
Peter PrattCostard
Sheila GrantJaquenetta
Shirley CooklinMaria

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
16th Century
Plays
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
This entry follows Radio Times and The Times listings information. It should be noted, however, that the BBC Programme Catalogue lists the same production but gives 7/1/1964 as the recording date and 15/1/1967 as the date when this production was broadcast (http://catalogue.bbc.co.uk/catalogue/infax/programme/SX+12526_2, accessed 22/10/2007).
History
The broadcast includes a 10-minute musical interval at 9pm.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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