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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy produced by Barbara Burnham and adapted by Hugh Stewart. The cast includes Peggy Ashcroft as Viola, Alec Guinness as Orsino and Ralph Richardson as Sir Toby.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
5 Apr 1942 at 15:20 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
85 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Barbara Burnham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Hugh Stewart
Cast
Peggy AshcroftViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Catherine LaceyOlivia
Alec GuinnessOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Allan JeayesMalvolio
Marius GoringFeste
Heron CarvicSebastian
Lucille LisleMaria
Miles MallesonSir Andrew Aguecheek
Philip CunninghamFabian
Ralph RichardsonSir Toby Belch
Roy EmertonAntonio

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Source: The Times. Radio Times
General
Rehearsals: 3/4/1942-5/4/1942
Textual information
A script of this programme is held in the Shakespeare Collection of the Birmingham Central Library.
Reviews
Source: The Times. Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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