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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced by Raymond Raikes. With Michael Hordern in the title role, Diana Maddox as Marina and Cyril Shaps as Gower. The music is composed and conducted by John Hotchkis.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
12 Feb 1953
Transmission details
13 Feb 1953 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
110 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Raymond Raikes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Hotchkis
Adaptor for Radio
Raymond Raikes
Cast
Michael HordernPericles, Prince of Tyre
Cyril ShapsGower
Mary WimbushThaisa
Diana MaddoxMarina
Catherine SalkeldDionyza
Alan ReidGentleman
Alan ReidPhilemon
Allan JeayesSailor
Anthony JacobsLysimachus
Arthur WontnerSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Audrey MendesDiana
Derek HartLord
Derek HartPirate
Eric LuggMaster (Fisherman)
Frank TicklePander
Garard GreenPilch (Fisherman)
Garard GreenGentleman
George SkillanHelicanus
John CazabonGentleman
John CazabonGentleman
John CazabonThaliard
Jonathan FieldPatchbreech (Fisherman)
Julian SomersCleon
Leon QuartermaineCerimon
Margaret WardLychorida
Michael O’HalloranPirate
Michael O’HalloranSailor
Nan Marriott-WatsonBawd
Noel IliffLeonine
Ralph TrumanAntiochus
Rupert DaviesPirate
Rupert DaviesLord
Wyndham MilliganBoult

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording
General
Rehearsals: 9/2/1953-12/2/1953
History
Second in a series of three seldom-performed Shakespeare plays that the BBC produced for broadcasting in 1953. See separate entries for Timon of Athens (18/1/1953) and Titus Andronicus (15/3/1953).
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)

Record Stats

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