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Sir Thomas More

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Sir Thomas More, a play attributed to Shakespeare, Dekker, and others, adapted for radio by Ormerod Greenwood and produced by Michael Bakewell. With Michael Hordern in the title role.
Series
Shakespeare Apocrypha, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
25 Oct 1956
Transmission details
28 Oct 1956 at 15:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
105 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Michael Bakewell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Ormerod Greenwood
Cast
Allan McClellandFirst Player
Brewster MasonEarl of Shrewesbury
Bunny MayVanity
Charles HodgsonYoung Betts
Denis GoacherRandall
Denis McCarthyJohn Lincoln
Dudy NimmoMargaret
Edward JewesburySir Thomas Palmer
Eric AndersonJustice Suresby
Gerald BlakeGeorge Betts
Haydn JonesMorris
James ThomasonErasmus
Janette RicherCecily
Jeffrey SegalLifter
John GrahamGough
Madeleine ChristieLady Mayoress
Malcolm HayesFrancis de Barde
Marjorie WestburyDoll Williamson
Mary MorrellPoor Woman
Mary O’FarrellLady More
Michael HordernSir Thomas More
Michael WoolleyInclination
Morris SwedenFirst Warder
Owen BerryLord Mayor
Patrick GodfreyRoper
Peter NeilWilliamson
Robert SansomFisher, John
Roderick CookWit
Roger SnowdonFaulkner
Thomas Dekker 
Trevor MartinSherwin
William EedleHarry
William SquireEarl of Surrey

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Dekker, Thomas (c.1572-c.1632); Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 21/10/956-25/10/1956
History
Third in a series of Third Programme productions of lesser known plays that have been attributed to Shakespeare in whole or in part.
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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