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From the London Theatre: Scenes from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Synopsis
Radio programme featuring extracts from plays in current production at London’s theatres. In this episode, scenes from Sydney Carroll’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy for the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park, London, are performed by Fay Compton, Lewis Casson and others. The music is played by the Open Air Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Rosabelle Watson.
Series
From the London Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 Jul 1935 at 19:20 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
20 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Sydney W. Carroll
Contributor
Rosabel Watson
Cast
Baliol HollowayTheseus
Phyllis Neilson-TerryOberon
Fay ComptonTitania
Leslie FrenchPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Geoffrey EdwardsLysander
Herbert Lugg 
Hubert GreggDemetrius
Joan French 
John LaurieFrancis Flute
Leslie WareingHelena
Lewis CassonPeter Quince
Robert AtkinsNick Bottom
Rosalyn BoulterHermia

Additional Details

Theatre company
Open Air Theatre Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Open-air theatre

Notes

Notes
Credit information (roles) based on The Times review of the play, cf. ‘Open Air Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, 31 July 1935, p.10.
History
Episode 16 in the ‘From the London Theatre’ series.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1933-1935, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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