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Little Miss Rosalind or What Have You?

Synopsis
A musical comedy based on Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Written by D. F. Aitken, with music by Harry Jacobson and Kenneth Leslie-Smith. Lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and James Dyrenforth. Adapted for radio by Stanley Black. The augmented Dance Orchestra is conducted by Louis Levy. With The Debonnaires and Pipe Major Robertson.
Series
Musical Theatre of the Air
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
20 Mar 1946
Transmission details
21 Mar 1946 at 21:30 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Ronald Waldman
Writer
D. F. Aitken; William Shakespeare
Music
Harry Jacobson; Kenneth Smith
Contributor
Eric Maschwitz; James Dyrenforth
Adaptor for Radio
Henrik Ege
Cast
Patricia BurkeRosalind
Cecile ChevraeauCelia
Patrick WaddingtonOrlando
Jack WarnerTouchy (Touchstone)
Audrey CameronAudrey
Basil DawsonLe Beau
C. Denier WarrenDuke Senior
Carleton HobbsJock
Ernest ClarkOliver
Jack StephenCommentator
Philip WadeSilvius
Phoebe HodgsonPhebe
Stephen JackFreddy Duke (Duke Frederick)

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); musical adaptations

Notes

Notes
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection. This production was recorded by the BBC.
General
The transcript of the production records rehearsals from 18/3/1946-20/3/1946.
History
Repeated on BBC Regional on 17/5/1939 from 18.00-19.00.
Reviews
Source: The Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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