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Winter’s Tale, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play arranged for broadcasting and produced by E. A. Harding. Told in three parts. With Stephen Murray as Leontes and Elspeth March as Hermione. Music composed and conducted by Dennis Arundell.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
27 Nov 1951
Transmission details
25 Nov 1951 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
160 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
E. A. Harding
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dennis Arundell
Adaptor for Radio
E. A. Harding
Cast
Stephen MurrayLeontes, King of Sicily
March. ElspethHermione
Denise BryerPerdita
Fay ComptonPaulina
Charles LenoAutolycus
Antony KeareyDion
Betty BaskcombDorcas
Bryan Powley 
Cecil TrouncerAntigonus
David PeelCleomenes
Frank DuncanArchidamus
Gabriel WoolfFlorizel
Gabrielle BluntMamillius
Joan Hart 
John GarsideOld Shepherd
John Turnbull 
Malcolm HayesCamillo
Marjorie WestburyMopsa
Neville HartleyYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Rosamund Greenwood 
Sebastian ShawPolixenes
Stanley Groome 
Susan RichardsEmilia

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 19/11/1951-25/11/1951
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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