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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play, arranged in 13 scenes by Dulcima Glasby, produced by Howard Rose. With Barbara Couper as Kate and Francis James as Petruchio.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 Jan 1932 at 21:39 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
85 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Dulcima Glasby
Cast
Barbara CouperKatherina
Francis JamesPetruchio
Charles MortimerBaptista Minola
Gwendolen EvansBianca
Hugh DempsterTranio
Arthur VezinTailor
Bartlett GarthHuntsman
Brember WillsGremio
Buena BentHostess
Caleb PorterVincentio
Charles ThomasNathaniel
Charles WadeBiondello
Dennis ArundellHortensio
Dora BartonCurtis
Eric SpearLucentio
Frank DentonPedant
George ManshipHaberdasher
Horace SequeiraServant
Leslie FrenchGrumio
Margaret ColemanWidow
Norman ShelleyChristopher Sly
Wilfrid GranthamPeter

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
A second broadcast was transmitted on London Regional 12/12/1931.
Reviews
The Times billed this production as the ‘chief dramatic event in the National Programme this week’ ('Twelfth Night’, 29 January 1932, p. 6).
Source: BBC Programme Records 1929-1932, The Times.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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