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Henry IV, Part 2

Synopsis
Second of a two-part production of Shakespeare’s play for radio. Acts III, IV and V of the play are arranged for broadcasting by Peter Dews. With Derek Hart as Henry, Prince of Wales and Norman Shelley as Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
24 Mar 1956
Transmission details
20 Apr 1956 at 19:45 (Channel: BBC Midland)
Duration
75 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Peter Dews
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Peter WoodthorpeKing Henry IV
Derek HartPrince Henry, later crowned Henry V
Norman ShelleySir John Falstaff
Kenneth WilliamsRobert Shallow
Arnold PetersSimon Shadow
Bob ArnoldThomas Wart
Bob ArnoldDavy
Carleton HobbsLord Chief Justice
David O’BrienSilence
Deryck GuylerPistol
Jack MayScroop, Archbishop of York
John DexterPrince John of Lancaster
Lewis GedgePeter Bullcalf
Lewis GedgeHarcourt
Mervyn BlakeRalph Mouldy
Michael BatesBardolph
Michael ShawNeville, Earl of Warwick
Noel JohnsonLord Mowbray
Philip MorantHolinshed
Ralph HallettEarl of Westmoreland
Ray JacksonFrancis Feeble
Ray JacksonThomas, Duke of Clarence
Robert MarsdenLord Hastings

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Transmitted by Midland Home Service.
General
Recorded at Maida Vale Studios, London.
Rehearsals: 29/2-2/3/1956
History
The first part of Henry IV, Part 2 was transmitted on 15/4/1956. In 1955, Dews had produced a similar two-part radio version for Henry IV, Part 1 (see separate entries for various parts).
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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