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Rosalynde in Arden

Synopsis
Radio play produced and adapted for broadcasting by Peter Creswell. Scenes from Shakespeare’s As You Like It are supplemented by text from Rosalynde by Thomas Lodge, a romance which Shakespeare used as source for his play. The chief additions to Shakespeare’s comedy consist of sonnets from Lodge’s version, set to music specially composed by Norman Fulton.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Jun 1941 at 15:30 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
75 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Music
Norman Fulton
Adaptor for Radio
Peter Creswell
Cast
Phyllis Neilson-TerryRosalind
Thea HolmeCelia
Jack LiveseyOrlando
Hedley BriggsTouchstone
Eric PortmanJaques
Arthur YoungForester
Arthur YoungCharles
Betty HardyAudrey
Betty HardyPage
Carl BernardHymen
Carl BernardDennis
Cecil TrouncerDuke Senior
Cyril GardinerOliver
Edgar NorfolkDuke Frederick
Grizelda HerveyPhebe
Harold ScottSilvius
Ivor BarnardCorin
Leslie FrenchAmiens
M. LandaleSir Oliver Martext
Malcolm GraemeAdam
Ronald SimpsonLe Beau
Thea HolmePage

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); songs

Notes

Notes
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, 20 June 1941, p. 7.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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