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King Henry V

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’ s play, produced and presented in 17 episodes by E. A. Harding. Sound effects by Michael Burge. With a cast including Val Gielgud as Henry and Barbara Couper as Katherine.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Apr 1930 at 19:45 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
126 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
E. A. Harding
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Michael Burge
Cast
Val GielgudKing Henry V
Barbara CouperKatherine
Alexander Sarner 
Andrew Churchman 
Arthur Goullet 
D. H. Munro 
Ernest Digges 
Frank Denton 
Frank Denton, D. H. Munro, V. C. Clinton Baddeley Harman Grisewood 
Gerald Jerome 
Gladys Young 
Grenville Eves 
Harold Reese 
John Laurie 
Lilian Harrison 
Lionel Millard 
Malcolm Young 
Philip Wade 
Reginald Eyre 
S. J. Warmington 
V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 
Vincent Clive 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The Radio Times, which lists cast and characters in separate columns, does not credit Val Gielgud, D. H. Munro, and Reginal Eyre for this production.
History
Transmitted as part of the Shakespeare Birthday celebrations. An excerpt of this production had already been broadcast on the National Programme on 22/4/1930 as part of a DIVERSIONS programme of mixed content, transmitted from 21:49-22:56.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1929-1932, The Times, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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