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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham. With Eric Berry and Angela Baddeley in the title roles. Music composed by R. Chignell is played by the augmented BBC Variety Orchestra.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
10 Feb 1935 at 17:30 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
100 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Barbara Burnham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Robert Chignell
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Eric BerryTroilus
Angela BaddeleyCressida
Philip WadeThersites
Bruce WinstonPandarus
Robert SpeaightUlysses
Abraham SofaerAgamemnon
Alexander Sarner 
Andrew ChurchmanAjax
Anthony Quayle 
Barbara DillonHelen
Barry FergusonHelenus
Barry Ferguson 
Francis de WolffMenelaus
Geoffrey WincottHerald
George DevinePatroclus
Glen Byam ShawDiomedes
Ion SwinleyHector
J. Fisher WhitePriam, King of Troy
John CheatleAeneas
Kenneth VilliersParis
Leslie PerrinsAchilles
Margaret RawlingsCassandra
V.C. Clinton-BaddeleyNestor

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Troilus and Cressida
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The Radio Times credits Jack Hawkins as Achilles.
History
Part of a loose series of Shakespeare adaptations broadcast on Sunday evenings on BBC National Programme.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1933-1935, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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