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Two Gentlemen of Verona, The

Synopsis
Radio version of the play arranged and produced for broadcasting by Raymond Raikes. With Frankie Howerd as Launce and Perlita Neilson as Julia. The music is composed by Anthony Bernard who also conducts the London Chamber Orchestra and John Carol Case (baritone).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
28 Mar 1958
Transmission details
1 Apr 1958 at 20:45 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
115 (inc. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Raymond Raikes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Anthony Bernard
Adaptor for Radio
Raymond Raikes
Cast
John WestbrookValentine
Charles HodgsonProteus
Caroline LeighSilvia
Perlita NeilsonJulia
Frankie HowerdLaunce
Arthur YoungHost
Betty BaskcombLucetta
Charles LenoSpeed
Edward JewesburyOutlaw
Godfrey KentonThurio
James ThomasonEglamour
John RuddockAntonio
Laidman BrowneDuke of Milan
Percy EdwardsCrab
Rolf LefebvreOutlaw
Ronald BaddileyPanthino
Ronald BaddileyOutlaw

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording.
General
Rehearsals: 5/1/1956-6/1/1956
History
Broadcast in two parts with a ten-minute musical interval at 9.25pm approximately. The broadcast was repeated on 6/4/1958.
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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