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As You Like It

Alternative title
Rosalynde in Arden
Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s comedy produced by Peter Creswell and adapted for broadcasting by Dulcima Glasby. With Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies as Rosalind and Ronald Simpson as Orlando. Music arranged and additional settings composed by Julian Herbage performed by the Dolmetsch Consort of Viols and Recorders and the Wireless Singers.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
15 Aug 1932 at 21:20 (Channel: BBC Regional Programme)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Julian Herbage
Adaptor for Radio
Dulcima Glasby
Cast
Gwen Ffrangcon-DaviesRosalind
Lila MaravanCelia
Ronald SimpsonOrlando
Jack MelfordTouchstone
Douglas RossJaques
Alphonse NolinPage
Clarence GoldPage
Edgar B. SkeetCorin
Ernest SeftonCharles
Ethel LodgeAudrey
Evelyn NeilsonPhebe
Felix AylmerDuke Senior
Griffith JonesForester
Harman GrisewoodSilvius
James ToveyLe Beau
Malcolm GraemeWilliam
Neil CurtisDuke Frederick
Nigel ClarkeOliver
Patrick WaddingtonAmiens
Patrick WaddingtonJaques de Boys
Roland GillettHymen
Roland GillettLord
Rudolph de CordovaAdam

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Transmitted on London Regional.
History
Second broadcast transmitted on the National Programme on 16/8/1932 at 20:10.
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1929-1932, Radio Times, issue dated 12 August 1932.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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