British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Henry at Agincourt

Synopsis
Devised for broadcasting on St. George’s Day , this sequence from Henry V was produced for radio by John Gibson with Richard Burton in the title role and John Neville as Chorus.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
17 Apr 1956
Transmission details
22 Apr 1956 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
50 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
John Gibson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Richard BurtonKing Henry V
John NevilleChorus
Dudley JonesFluellen
Geoffrey MatthewsJohn Bates
Geoffrey MatthewsDuke of York
George MerrittGower
Hamilton DyceDuke of Bedford
John GabrielPistol
Manning WilsonMichael Williams
Martin LewisSir Thomas Erpingham
Olaf PooleyEarl of Salisbury
Peter Howell (2)Montjoy
Richard BebbEarl of Westmoreland
Richard Bebb (2)Duke of Gloucester
Richard WilliamsDuke of Exeter

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 15/4/1956-17/4/1956
History
The broadcast was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra 12 August 2014 11:15-12:00.
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)

Archive

Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 504 times.