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King John

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s King John in 14 scenes, adapted for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham and produced by Peter Creswell. With Robert Farquharson in the title role and Baliol Holloway as the Bastard.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
8 Jun 1931 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC Regional Programme)
Duration
93 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Robert FarquharsonKing John
Baliol HollowayPhilip the Bastard
Irene VanbrughLady Constance
Leslie PerrinsHubert
Ronald ChuterArthur, Duke of Brittaine
Alice MasonBlanche
Charles StaiteCitizen of Angers
Cyril Gardiner 
Cyril NashEarl of Pembroke
Denis Elliot-WatsonRobert Faulconbridge
Ernest DiggesEarl of Essex
Ethel LodgeQueen Eleanor
Felix AylmerKing Philip of France
George HoweLimoges, Duke of Austria
Harold YoungLouis the Dauphin
Norman Shelley 
Odlum DrelincourtEarl of Salisbury
Ronald SimpsonCardinal Pandulph

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Norman Shelley and Cyril Gardiner are not credited in the Radio Times listings.
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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