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Measure for Measure

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham and produced by Howard Rose. With Henry Hallatt as as the Duke, Ion Swinley as Angelo and Peggy Ashcroft as Isabella.Music composed by Herbert Menges, who also conducts the Special Orchestra.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
14 Oct 1934 at 17:35 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
105 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Herbert Menges
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Henry HallattVincentio, Duke of Vienna
Ion SwinleyAngelo
Peggy AshcroftIsabella
Andre van GyseghemClaudio
H.O. NicholsonEscalus
Anthony QuayleServant
Billie SinclairMistress Overdone
Doris BlagroveJuliet
Frederick SargentFriar Peter
Henry MorrellProvost
Leslie FrenchLucio
Mary HamlinPage
Natalie MoyaMariana

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Measure for Measure
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, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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