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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Radio version of the play adapted by Cynthia Pughe and produced by Howard Rose. With David King-Wood as Oberon and Peggy Ashcrofy as Titania, Leslie French is Puck.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
28 Dec 1945 at 20:00
Duration
135 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Howard Rose
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Cynthia Pughe
Cast
Leslie PerrinsTheseus
John CarolHippolyta
David King-WoodOberon
Peggy AshcroftTitania
Leslie FrenchPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Anne CullenMoth
Arthur RidleyRobin Starveling
Basil JonesSnug
Beryl CalderFairy
Charles LenoTom Snout
Cherry CottrellHelena
Donald Layne-SmithPeter Quince
Dorothy GordonHermia
George WoodbridgeNick Bottom
J. Leslie FrithEgeus
Julian DallasDemetrius
Lionel MillardPhilostrate
Philip MorantFrancis Flute
Preston LockwoodLysander

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast in 2 parts with a 15-minute break for the news at 9pm.
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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