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Love’s Labour’s Lost

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s comedy arranged for broadcasting by Simona Pakenham and produced by Noel Illif. With Paul Scofield as Berowne and Thea Holme as Princess of France. The music is specially composed by Gerald Finsi and conducted by Clifton Helliwell. Harry Middleton narrates.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
16 Dec 1946 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Noel Iliff
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Gerald Finzi
Contributor
Clifton Helliwell
Adaptor for Radio
Simona Pakenham
Cast
Robert MarsdenFerdinand, King of Navarre
Paul ScofieldBerowne
Thea HolmePrincess of France
Pauline LettsRosaline
Ernest MiltonDon Adriano de Armado
Barbara McFadyeanKatherine
Bertram HeyhoeNathaniel
Charles LenoMonsieur Marcade
David SpenserMoth
Donald EcclesLongaville
Eric LuggAnthony Dull
Grenville EvesDumaine
Harry MiddletonNarrator
Julian SomersBoyet
Olive GreggMaria
Peter HoarCostard
Raf de la TorreHolofernes
Vera DraffinJaquenetta

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording
General
Rehearsals: 12/12/1946-16/12/1946
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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