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Senior English II: Julius Caesar

Alternative title
Julius Caesar
Synopsis
Three-part schools broadcast of Julius Caesar arranged by Douglas Alan. The introductory programme relates the plot and characters of Shakespeare’s play with the current situation in Nazi Germany and the Fuehrer’s rise to power. This is followed by two dramatic readings of Shakespeare’s play in which J. Hubert Leslie is Caesar, Carleton Hobbs is Cassius and Eric Lugg acts as Brutus.
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
5 May 1942 at 14:35 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
75 (total)
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Douglas Allan
Adaptor for Radio
Douglas Allan
Cast
J. Hubert LeslieJulius Caesar
Wilfrid BabbageMark Antony
Carleton HobbsCaius Cassius
Eric LuggMarcus Brutus

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Broadcast in 3 weekly parts.
Part 1: 5/5/1942 - introductory broadcast
Part 2: 12/5/1942 - dramatic reading of opening scenes
Part 3: 19/5/1942 - dramatic reading of II ii and IV iii
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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