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From the London Theatre: Hamlet

Alternative title
Hamlet
Synopsis
Radio programme featuring extracts from plays in current production at London’s theatres. Scenes from the stage production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet as directed and produced by Judith Furse for the Arts Theatre are performed by members of the Arts Theatre Group. The broadcast version is introduced by Felix Felton.
Series
From the London Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
28 Nov 1945 at 21:30 (Channel: BBC Light Programme)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
Judith Furse
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Felix Felton
Cast
Alec Clunes 

Additional Details

Theatre
Arts Theatre, London
Theatre company
Arts Theatre Group
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The stage play premiered in the Arts Theatre, London in October 1945 with Alec Clunes as Hamlet, Mark Dignam as Claudio and Dorothy Primrose as Ophelia.
Repeat broadcast on Overseas Service:
North American Service, 31/12/1945, 2.30GMT/9.30 EWT, Pacific Service, 4/1/1946, 6:45
African Service, 2/1/1946, 19:45
Reviews
Source: The Times, London Calling

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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