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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced for broadcasting by R. D. Smith. With Paul Scofield in the title role and Jill Raymond as Marina. The music is composed by Marcus Dods who also conducts the Goldsbrough Orchestra.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
23 Dec 1957
Transmission details
9 Mar 1958 at 17:40 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
150 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
R. D. Smith
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Marcus Dods
Adaptor for Radio
R. D. Smith
Cast
Paul ScofieldPericles, Prince of Tyre
Lockwood WestGower
Nicolette BernardThaisa
Jill RaymondMarina
Selma Vaz DiasDionyza
Anthony ViccarsGentleman
Anthony ViccarsPander
Betty LintonPhilomena (Philemon)
Betty LintonLychorida
Brian WildeFisherman
Brian WildeLord
David MarchCleon
Douglas StormLord
Errol JohnCerimon
Frank PartingtonLysimachus
Frank WindsorFisherman
Frank WindsorGentleman
Haydn JonesThaliard
John RuddockHelicanus
June TobinDaughter of Antiochus
June TobinDiana
Malcolm HayesAntiochus
Malcolm HayesBoult
Oliver BurtSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Patricia HayesBawd
Patrick MageeLeonine
Patrick WymarkFisherman

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 19/12/1957 -23/12/1957
History
Broadcast with a 10-minute musical interval at 6.55pm.
Textual information
A written transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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