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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play arranged and produced by Peter Creswell. With Ernest Milton in the title role, Marius Goring as Mark Antony and other members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company. With incidental music by John Ireland. The Orchestra is conducted by Charles Groves; Denis Wright and Diana Poulton are the musicians.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
28 Sep 1942 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
150 (without interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Ireland
Contributor
Charles Groves
Adaptor for Radio
Peter Creswell
Cast
Ernest MiltonJulius Caesar
Marius GoringMark Antony
Valentine DyallDecius Brutus
Eric PortmanCaius Cassius
Belle ChrystallPortia
Francis ClareCalphurnia

Additional Details

Theatre company
BBC Drama Repertory Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 24/9/1942-28/9/1942
History
Broadcast in 2 parts with a 25-minute break for news and a talk about "Calling at the Factory Front’ at 21:00.
Textual information
A script of this programme is held in the Shakespeare Collection of the Birmingham Central Library.
Reviews
Source: The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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