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Cymbeline King of Britain

Synopsis
Abridged radio version of the play, arranged for broadcasting and produced by Peter Creswell. Fay Compton stars as Imogen, Leon Quartermaine as Iachimo and William Fox as Posthumus. The Serenade is sung by members of the BBC Chorus (Janet Powell, Elsie Hay, Tom Purvis and Radley Gove) and Diana poultin plays the lute.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
8 Dec 1935 at 17:22 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
No recording copy

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Peter Creswell
Cast
Norman ShelleyCymbeline, King of Britain
Fay ComptonImogen
William FoxPosthumus Leonatus
Leon QuartermaineIachimo
Carleton HobbsCloten
Arthur Clay 
Arthur Keane 
Charles Maunsell 
Cyril NashPisanio
Diana Poulton 
Frank Drew 
H.O. NicholsonBelarius
Harold ReeseArviragus
Jack Allen 
Lindesay BaxterGuiderius
Malcolm Graeme 
Mary HintonQueen
Patricia Godfrey 
Peter Grisewood 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Reviews
Source: Radio Times, BBC Programme Records 1933-1935

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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