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Playhouse, Oxford, In Scenes from Their Current Production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, The

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Members of the Oxford Playhouse perform extracts from Shakespeare’s tragedy under the direction of Frank Shelley. With Jack Cassidy and Patricia Gilder in the title roles. The programme is introduced by Frank Shelley, Artistic Director of the Playhouse, who talks about the theatre’s history and policy.
Series
From the Midland Theatres
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
4 Jun 1950
Transmission details
7 Jun 1950 at 22:10 (Channel: BBC Midland)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
Frank Shelley
Producer
William Hughes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Frank CassidyRomeo
Patricia GilderJuliet
Russell EnochMercutio
David MarchFriar Laurence
Margery MasonNurse
Christopher BanksMontague
Claude RicksCapulet
Frank ShelleyNarrator
Hugh GoldieBenvolio
John McKelveyEscalus, Prince of Verona
John PhillipsTybalt
Kathleen CrawleyLady Capulet
Peter ZanderParis

Additional Details

Theatre
Oxford Playhouse
Theatre company
Oxford Playhouse Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Broadcast on BBC Midland Home Service
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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