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King Henry VIII

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play arranged for broadcasting by Dulcima Galsby and produced by Howard Rose. With Baliol Holloway as Henry and Marie Ney as Queen Katherine. The Wireless Orchestra is conducted by V. Hely-Hutchinson.
Series
Great Plays
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
13 Aug 1929 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
114 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Victor Hely-Hutchinson
Adaptor for Radio
Dulcima Glasby
Cast
Baliol HollowayKing Henry VIII
Marie NeyQueen Katherine
S. J. WarmingtonCardinal Wolsey
Lilian HarrisonAnne Boleyn
A. Scott Gatty 
Alexander Sarner 
Allan Wadde 
Barbara Couper 
Cyril Nash 
Elsie Otley 
Ewart Scott 
Frank Denton 
H. R. Hignett 
Halliwell Hobbes 
Harman Grisewood 
Hedley Goodall 
Josephine Shand 
Mary Rorke 
Maurice Farquharson 
Milton RosmerDuke of Buckingham
Peggie Robb-Smith 
Ralph de Rohan 
Tarver Penna 
Wilfrid Babbage 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Originally broadcast from Daventry Experimental 5XX, the broadcast by the company was repeated from the London Station the next day, with a simultaneous broadcast to several other stations
History
Broadcast as part of the BBC’s ‘Great Plays’ series in which twelve world drama classics were produced for radio between 1928-1929.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1929-1932, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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