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King John

Synopsis
Shortened version of Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced for broadcasting by Barbara Burnham. With Malcolm Keen in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 Apr 1940 at 21:35 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Barbara Burnham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Malcolm KeenKing John
Marius GoringPhilip the Bastard
Martita HuntLady Constance
Charles BarrettHubert
Robert HollandArthur, Duke of Brittaine
Arthur EvansCardinal Pandulph
Beatrice WilsonQueen Eleanor
David King-WoodLouis the Dauphin
Franklyn BellamyRobert Faulconbridge
Franklyn BellamyLimoges, Duke of Austria
G. R. SchelderupKing Philip of France
Lucille LisleBlanche

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King John
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: The Times, Radio Times

Related

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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