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Twelfth Night or What You Will

Synopsis
Radio adaptation abridged and produced for broadcasting by Peter Creswell. The cast includes Robert Holmes (Orsino), Mary Hinton (Viola), Frederick W. Lloyd (Sir Toby Belch) and Irene Vanbrugh as Maria. With music arranged by Julian Herbage and played by the Dolmetsch Consort of Viols and Recorders and Diana Poulton (lute).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
12 Jan 1936 at 17:20 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Music
Julian Herbage
Contributor
Diana Poulton
Adaptor for Radio
Peter Creswell
Cast
Mary HintonViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Antoinette CellierOlivia
Robert HolmesOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Cecil HumphreysMalvolio
Jan van der GuchtFeste
Charles HeslopSir Andrew Aguecheek
Charles MortimerCaptain
David ErskineValentine
Frederick LloydSir Toby Belch
Irene VanbrughMaria
Ivan SamsonAntonio
Jack AllenFabian
Lindesay BaxterCurio
Mary HintonSebastian
William Shakespeare 

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
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.
Reviews
Source: The Times, Radio Times, BBC Programme Records 1933-1935

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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