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Coriolanus

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play arranged and abridged for broadcasting by Peter Creswell. with Geofrey Toone in the title role, Abraham Sofaer as Aufidius and Cecil Haumphreys as Meneneius. Music by Robert Chignell conducted by Mark L. Lubbock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
9 Feb 1936 at 17:20 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Peter Creswell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Robert Chignell
Contributor
Mark H. Lubbock
Adaptor for Radio
Peter Creswell
Cast
Geoffrey TooneCaius Martius Coriolanus
Marda VanneVolumnia
Abraham SofaerTullus Aufidius
Cecil HumphreysMenenius Agrippa
Robert HolmesCominius
Alan WebbSicinius Velutus
Barbara Brandon 
Carleton HobbsJunius Brutus
Charles Barrett 
Doreen Heath 
Eric Berry 
Ethel LodgeValeria
Evelyn NeilsonVirgilia
Harold ClaytonTitus Lartius
J. Adrian Byrne 
Jack Allen 
Jeanne Garman 
Malcolm Graeme 
Mary Allan 
Peter Grisewood 
Robert Ashby 
Robert Mawdesley 
Theodore Meade 
W. Roderick 

Additional Details

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

Notes

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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