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Shakespeare’s Birthday

Synopsis
Radio programme. The Wireless Military Band conducted by B. Walton O’Donnell plays the Overture to Sullivan’s Macbeth and Suite from Henry VIII, German’s ‘Three Dances’ from As You Like It, Coleridge-Taylor’s Suite from Othello and ‘Two Interludes’ from Elgar’s Falstaff (arranged by Gerrard Williams).
Series
Wireless Military Band, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Apr 1933 at 15:00 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
75 mins
Availability
No recording extant

Credits

Music
Arthur Sullivan; Edward German; Gerrad Williams; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Contributor
Walton O’Donnell

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
As You Like It; Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry VIII; Macbeth; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); musical adaptations

Notes

Notes
Broadcast from Daventry National Programme.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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