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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham and produced by Howard Rose. With Ernest Milton as Leontes and Barbara Couper as Hermione. Music arranged by Robert Barclay Wilson, played by The Gersham Parkington Quintet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
11 Dec 1930 at 20:45 (Channel: BBC Regional Programme)
Duration
100 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Robert Barclay Wilson
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Ernest MiltonLeontes, King of Sicily
Barbara CouperHermione
Joyce MoorePerdita
Gladys YoungPaulina
Charles HerbertAutolycus
Andrew ChurchmanHerald
Billie SinclairMopsa
Clarence BlakistonCamillo
Derek WilliamsFlorizel
Eileen ThorndikeEmilia
Ernest DiggesJailer
Frank BirchAntigonus
Gerald AmesPolixenes
H.O. NicholsonOld Shepherd
Harman GrisewoodCleomenes
Harold ReeseMamillius
James CarrallMariner
Katherine HynesDorcas
Michael HoganYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Stanley VineDion

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The broadcast was repeated on the National programme on 12/12/1930.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1929-1932, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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