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News and Views of the Theatre [26/09/1923]

Synopsis
Talk by BBC radio’s first drama critic Archibald Haddon featuring a review of Cymbeline at the New Theatre, London with Sybil Thorndike as Imogen. Haddon recommends the play for being produced "on ultra-modern-lines" by Lewis Casson (Hullo Playgoers: Wireless Theatre Talks Broadcast to the British Isles from 2LO, London: Cecil Palmer, 1924, p. 60).
Series
News and Views of the Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
26 Sep 1923 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Writer
Archibald Haddon
Contributor
Archibald Haddon

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
Haddon’s talks are published in his Hullo Playgoers: Wireless Theatre Talks Broadcast to the British Isles from 2LO, London: Cecil Palmer, 1924. This talk is entitled '"Hassan" and "Cymbeline"'' (pp.57-62).
Reviews
Source: The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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