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King Henry VIII

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play abridged and produced by Howard Rose. With Frederick W. Lloyd in the title role, Marie Ney as Queen Katharine. George Skillan narrates. The music is played by the Lesley Bridgewater Harp Quintet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
8 Mar 1936 at 17:24 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
96 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Howard Rose
Cast
Frederick LloydKing Henry VIII
Marie NeyQueen Katherine
Malcolm KeenCardinal Wolsey
Sara JacksonAnne Boleyn
Alan WheatleyMessenger
Alan WheatleyGentleman
Alwyne WhatsleyEarl of Surrey
Alwyne WhatsleySir Henry Guildford
Alwyne WhatsleyScribe
Arthur BurneDuke of Buckingham
Arthur KeaneThomas Cromwell
Cecil FowlerCardinal Campeius
Clare HarrisOld Lady
Dorothy Tetley 
Ewart ScottLord Caputius
Ewart Scott 
Franklyn BellamySir Thomas Lovell
George HoweSir Nicholas Vaux
George HoweGriffith
George SkillanNarrator
Jeanne Garman 
John RichmondLord Sandys
John RichmondGentleman
John RichmondCrier
Juian D’AlbieDuke of Norfolk
Kynaston P. ReevesLord Chamberlain
Mary Allan 
Ronald KerrSurveyor
Ronald KerrDuke of Suffolk
Vivienne ChattertonPatience

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Allan Mary, Dorothy Tetley and Jeanne Garman are credited in BBC Programme Records only.
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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