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As You Like It

Synopsis
Radio recording of Glen Byam Shaw’s stage production of the play at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. With Anthony Quayle as Jaques and Barbara Jefford as Rosalind. The music is composed by Clifton Parker.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
14 Dec 1952
Transmission details
15 Mar 1953 at 20:50 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
Glen Byam Shaw
Producer
William Hughes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Clifton Parker
Cast
Barbara JeffordRosalind
Charmian EyreCelia
Keith MichellOrlando
Leo McKernTouchstone
Anthony QuayleJaques
Derek GodfreyLe Beau
Derek GodfreySir Oliver Martext
Derek Hodgson 
Edward AtienzaCorin
Eric LanderAmiens
Geoffrey CurtisLord
Ian BannenSilvius
Ian MullinsLord
Jack GwillimDuke Senior
James GroutWilliam
Jane Holland 
Joan MacarthurAudrey
John NettletonLord
John Turner (2)Charles
Ken WynneAdam
Peter HallidayLord
Peter JacksonJaques de Boys
Raymond WestwellDuke Frederick
Terence LongdonOliver
Terence NettletonDennis
Thomas Moore 
Zena WalkerPhebe

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
Theatre company
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording
General
Rehearsals: 12/12/1952-14/12/1952
History
The stage production went on to tour New Zealand and Australia after the broadcast was recorded in December 1952.
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
A brief review of the production can be found in T.C. Kemp’s ‘Moralising and Romancing’, Radio Times, 3 April 1953, p. 21.
Source: The Times, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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