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O Rare Ben Jonson

Synopsis
Radio drama written by L. A. Strung on the career of Ben Jonson. Carleton Hobbs speaks the part of William Shakespeare, Alexander Sarner is Inigo Jones and Ian Fleming plays James I.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
12 Aug 1945 at 16:20 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
40 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Writer
L. A. G. Strong
Cast
Alexander SarnerInigo Jones
Arthur RidleyChamberlain
Arthur YoungBen Jonson
Bernhard HallSalathiel Pavy
Carleton HobbsWilliam Shakespeare
Charles LambGaoler
Felix IrwinHarry Noakes
Ian FlemingKing James I
John GilpinYoung Player
Malcolm GraemeJohn Marston
Molly RankinMistress Pavy
Peter NobleRalph
Preston LockwoodDick
Roger SnowdonJames Shirley
Sebastian CabotFrancis Beaumont

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; Jonson, Ben (1572-1637); Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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