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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced for broadcasting in twelve scenes by Howard Rose. With Laurence Olivier as Leontes and Diana Wynyard as Hermione. The music is arranged and conducted by Robert Barclay Wilson and is played by the Small Orchestra with Rosalind Roswell and Margaret Godley as singers.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
13 Jan 1935 at 17:30 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
105 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Robert Barclay Wilson
Adaptor for Radio
Howard Rose
Cast
Laurence OlivierLeontes, King of Sicily
Diana WynyardHermione
Janet TaylorPerdita
Gladys YoungPaulina
C. H. P. HayAutolycus
A. J. DentonDion
A. J. DentonYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Allan WadeMariner
Arthur KeaneCamillo
Billie SinclairMopsa
Doris BlagroveDorcas
Eric PhillipsCleomenes
Frederick KeenJailer
Frederick SargentAntigonus
Guy SpaullPolixenes
H. R. HignettTime, as Chorus
H.O. NicholsonOld Shepherd
Hubert GreggFlorizel
Jack ClaytonMamillius
Josephine WilsonEmilia

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Part of a loose series of Shakespeare adaptations broadcast on Sunday evenings on the BBC National Programme.
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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