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Two Noble Kinsmen, The

Synopsis
Radio version of a play attributed to John Fletcher and William Shakespeare. Produced by Michael Bakewell. With Tony Britton as Arcite and Douglas Wilmer as Palamon.
Series
Shakespeare Apocrypha, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
8 Aug 1956
Transmission details
12 Oct 1956 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
110 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Michael Bakewell
Writer
John Fletcher (2); William Shakespeare
Cast
John PhillipsTheseus, Duke of Athens
Jill BalconHippolyta
June TobinEmilia
Douglas WilmerPalamon
Tony BrittonArcite
Beatrice KaneQueen (2)
Brewster MasonPirithous
Catherine SalkeldQueen (1)
Eric AndersonDoctor
George HaganJailer
Margaret DaleWoman, attending Emilia
Marjorie WestburyJailer’s Daughter
Murray HayneValerius
Norman WynneJailer’s Brother
Peggy Thorpe-BatesQueen (3)
Shaun O’RiordanWooer of the Jailer’s Daughter
Simon CarterServant
Tony ChurchFriend of the Jailer (1)

Additional Details

Theatre company
BBC Drama Repertory Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Two Noble Kinsmen, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Apocrypha

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 4/8/1956-8/8/1956
History
Second 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.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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