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Senior English II: King Henry V

Alternative title
King Henry V
Synopsis
Schools broadcast of scenes of Shakespeare’s play in the BBC ‘Senior English II’ slot. With Carleton Hobbs as narrator and Howard M. Crawford as King Henry.
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 May 1945 at 14:35 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
40 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Jo Manton
Cast
Howard M. CrawfordKing Henry V
Robert HarrisChorus
Mary O’FarrellKatherine
Charles MasonDauphin
Carleton HobbsNarrator
Charles StidwillKing Charles VI of France
Charles StidwillMontjoy
Eric LuggConstable of France
J. Hubert LeslieEarl of Westmoreland
J. Hubert LeslieJohn Bates
Vivienne ChattertonAlice
william EldridgeDuke of Burgundy

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
A 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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