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Titus Andronicus

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted for radio by J. C. Trevin and produced by Wilfrid Grantham. With Baliol Holloway in the title role, Sonia Dresdel as Tamora and George Hayes as Aaron. With incidental music composed by Norman Demuth. The play is narrated by Neville Hartley in the character of Aaron’s son.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
14 Mar 1953
Transmission details
15 Mar 1953 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
130 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Wilfrid Grantham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Norman Demuth
Adaptor for Radio
J. C. Trewin
Cast
Baliol HollowayTitus Andronicus
George HayesAaron
Sonia DresdelTamora
Wilfrid WalterMarcus Andronicus
Jeanette TregarthenLavinia
Alan TilvernDemetrius
Anthony JacobsSaturninus
Anthony MariottMutius
Aubrey RichardsPublius
Brian HayesClown
Christine CastorNurse
Dafydd HavardYoung Lucius
Douglas HayesMartius
Hamilton DyceCaptain
Hugh Manning 
John Cazabon 
John MoffattChiron
Michael O’Halloran 
Neville HartleyAaron the Younger
Noel IliffEmillius
Norman Mitchell 
Richard BebbQuintus
Rolf LefebvreBassianus
William FoxLucius

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Titus Andronicus
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording
General
Rehearsals: 9/3/1953-14/3/1953
History
Broadcast with a ten-minute musical interval at 7.15pm
Last in a series of three seldom-performed Shakespeare plays that the BBC produced for broadcasting in 1953. See separate entries for Pericles (15/2/1953) and Timon of athens (18/1/1953).
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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