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Tragedy of Julius Caesar, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play arranged for broadcasting by Herbert Farjeon and produced by Mary Hope Allen. With Carleton Hobbs as Caesar, Godfey Tearle as Antony and Robert Speaight as Brutus. Fanfares specially written by Anthony Hopkins.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
2 Feb 1945
Transmission details
9 Feb 1945 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
Herbert Farjeon
Producer
Mary Hope Allen
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
Anthony Hopkins
Cast
Carleton HobbsJulius Caesar
Godfrey TearleMark Antony
Edward ByrneDecius Brutus
Alan WheatleyCaius Cassius
Lydia SherwoodPortia
Anthony WallisDardanius
Anthony WallisPopillius
Arthur BushStrato
Arthur BushServant (to Octavius Caesar)
Cecil BrockServant (to Julius Caesar)
Charles MaunsellLepidus
Charles MaunsellCinna
Denis HarkinYoung Cato
Deryck GuylerCarpenter
Frank CochraneVarrus
Frank CochranePublius
Gerik SchjelderupPindarus
Heron CarvicFlavius
Ivan BrandtOctavius Caesar
James PageCobbler
John GarsideSoothsayer
John GarsideCaius Ligarius
John GilpinLucius
John RaeTitinius
Joyce RedmanCalphurnia
Julian SomersMurellus
Neal ArdenVolumnius
Neal ArdenMetellus Cimber
Norman ShelleyCasca
Preston LockwoodClaudio
Preston LockwoodArtemidorus
Richard LyndhurstServant (to Antony)
Robert SpeaightMarcus Brutus
Roger SnowdonMessala
Roger SnowdonTrebonius
Stanley DrewittLucilius
Wilfred FletcherCinna the Poet
Wilfred FletcherCicero

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording
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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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