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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted for broadcasting in 14 scenes by Barbara Burnham and produced by Howard Rose. With Shayle Garner as Caesar, Ralph Richardson as Antony and Robert Donat as Brutus. Juliua Wolfe plays the harp.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
8 Dec 1933 at 17:30 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
106 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Julia Wolfe
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Shayle GardnerJulius Caesar
Ralph RichardsonMark Antony
Leo GennDecius Brutus
Ronald KerrCaius Cassius
Fabia DrakePortia
Adrian ThomasMurellus
Campbell Fletcher 
Dora BartonCalphurnia
Edward IrwinArtemidorus
Ernest Borrow 
Ernest Cove 
Ernest DiggesCasca
G. F. Campbell Browne 
George Manship 
Gordon Begg 
Harold Reese 
Hilary Fisher-White 
J. Minster 
J. Whitmore HumphriesCinna
John BoxerMetellus Cimber
Patrick Barr (2)Trebonius
Robert DonatMarcus Brutus
Rudolph de CordovaSoothsayer
Thomas Meddings 
Walter SchofieldFlavius

Additional Details

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

Notes

Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1933-1935.
Ivor Brown compares the staging of the original production with the radio dramatisation in '"Julius Caesar": From Bankside to B.B.C.', Radio Times, 8 December 1933, p. 723.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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