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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
Radio version of Julius Caesar adapted and produced by Martin Jenkins with Nigel Stock as Julius Caesar and Anthony Bate as Brutus. The music was specially composed by Derek Oldfield. Special effects by Harry Catlin.
Series
Monday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Jul 1972 at 18:25 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
140 mins

Credits

Producer
Martin Jenkins (2)
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Derek Oldfield
Contributor
Harry Catlin
Adaptor for Radio
Martin Jenkins (2)
Cast
Nigel StockJulius Caesar
Julian GloverMark Antony
Martin JarvisDecius Brutus
Peter JeffreyCaius Cassius
Jane WenhamPortia
Anthony BateMarcus Brutus
David HoweLucius
Douglas BlackwellDardanius
Douglas BlackwellPopillius
Dudley FosterCasca
Geoffrey BeeversYoung Cato
Geoffrey BeeversPublius
Helen WorthPlebeian (3)
Henry KnowlesStrato
Henry KnowlesMetellus Cimber
John RowePindarus
John RoweLepidus
Kate BinchyCalphurnia
Lewis StringerCicero
Lewis StringerServant (to Julius Caesar)
Manning WilsonMessala
Manning WilsonTrebonius
Martin FriendPlebeian (4)
Martin FriendSoothsayer
Martin FriendVolumnius
Martin JarvisOctavius Caesar
Michael N. HarbourCinna
Michael N. HarbourServant (to Octavius Caesar)
Michael N. HarbourLucilius
Rolf LefebvreCaius Ligarius
Rolf LefebvreMurellus
Ronald HerdmanPlebeian (2)
Ronald HerdmanArtemidorus
Ronald HerdmanCarpenter
William FoxFlavius
William FoxTitinius
William SleighClitus
William SleighClaudio

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Repeat broadcast on 17/6/1973 on BBC Radio 3. A slightly abbreviated version of the production was broadcast as part of the Monday Play series on BBC Radio 4, 2/12/1974.
Reviews
Review from The Guardian (undated) as cited in Radio Times programme listings for 2/12/1974 (p.47): "Anthony Bate was a superb Brutus, Nigel Stock was Caesar revealed, and the thunderstorm has never sounded more convincing".

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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