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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s comedy adapted by Dulcima Glasby and produced by Howard Rose. Henry Ainley is Benedick and Marie Ney stars as Beatrice. Anthony Pendrill narrates. Music by Edward German is played by the BBC Theatre Orchestra. Stanford Robinson conducts.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
14 May 1933 at 15:31 (Channel: BBC Regional Programme)
Duration
99 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Edward German
Contributor
Stanford Robinson
Adaptor for Radio
Dulcima Glasby
Cast
Marie NeyBeatrice
Henry AinleyBenedick
Geoffrey WincottClaudio
Ralph TrumanDon Pedro
Charles LefeauxDogberry
Anthony PendrillNarrator
Arthur EvansDon John
Cecil TrouncerSexton
Dorothy DarkeUrsula
Ernest DiggesBorachio
Frederick SargentFriar Francis
Henry MorrellAntonio
J. Fisher WhiteLeonato
John ArmstrongBalthasar
John GlendenningMargaret
Miriam AdamsHero
Richard GooldenVerges
William DauntConrade

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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