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Lady of Belmont, The

Synopsis
Radio play written by St. John G. Ervine and adapted for broadcasting by Cyril Wood. Devised as a sequel to Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, it takes place 10 years after the date of Antonio’s trial and covers a period of twenty-four hours, moving from Portia’s bedroom in Belmont to the house of Jessica and Lorenzo, finally ending in the garden of Portia’s house.
No cast details available (2/2008).
Series
Sequels
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
24 Mar 1933 at 21:35 (Channel: BBC Regional Programme)
Duration
75 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Cyril Wood
Writer
St. John G. Ervine
Adaptor for Radio
Cyril Wood

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Literary adaptation; alternative endings

Notes

Notes
Transmitted from Cardiff station.
History
This was the second production broadcast in the literary ‘Sequel’ series on BBC Cardiff.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, 17 March 1933, p. 709.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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