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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Radio version of the play adpated for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham, produced by Val Gielgud. With Harman Grisewood and Margaretta Scott in the title roles. Music directed by Leslie Woodgate.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
13 Nov 1932 at 16:15 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Leslie Woodgate
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Harman GrisewoodRomeo
Margaretta ScottJuliet
Ralph RichardsonMercutio
Campbell GullanFriar Laurence
Martita HuntNurse
Abraham SofaerApothecary
Andrew ChurchmanSampson
Arthur GoulletGregory
Arthur JenkinsAbram
Barbara DillonLady Capulet
Dennis ArundellEscalus, Prince of Verona
Frank FreemanMontague
Franklyn BellamyFriar John
Gladys YoungLady Montague
Harald ColonnaPeter
Ivan BrandtParis
John CheatleBenvolio
John LawrieTybalt
Robert SpeaightBalthasar
Victor FairleyCapulet

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Transmitted on Daventry National Programme
History
Broadcast as part of the tenth anniversary of the BBC celebrations.
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, issue dated 11 November 1932.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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