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Macbeth

Synopsis
Radio version of the play adapted by Hugh Stewart and produced by Val Gielgud. With Leslie Banks and Phyllis Neilson-Terry in the lead, Preston Lockwood narrates. Incidental music composed by William Walton.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Feb 1944 at 21:30 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
William Walton
Adaptor for Radio
Hugh Stewart
Cast
Leslie BanksMacbeth
Phyllis Neilson-TerryLady Macbeth
Milton RosmerMacduff
David PeelMalcolm
Leon QuartermaineBanquo
Alan Blair 
Alexander Sarner 
Anne CodringtonWitch
Basil JonesDonalbain
Cyril GardinerAngus
Doris LyttonGentlewoman
Edgar NorfolkDoctor (English)
Gladys SpencerWitch
Gladys YoungWitch
Heron Carvic 
Jill NyasaFleance
John DodsworthYoung Siward
Lewis StringerLennox
Lucille Lisle 
Marcus BarronKing Duncan
Preston LockwoodNarrator
Ralph TrumanRoss
Richard GeorgeSiward, Earl of Northumberland

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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