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Julius Cäsar

Alternative title
Julius Caesar
Synopsis
German radio version of Shakespeare’s play produced by Friedhelm Ortmann. With Willy Birgel in the title role, Thomas Holtzmann as Brutus and Siegfrid Wischnewski as Cassius.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Audio; Radio
Recording date
May 1962
Transmission details
19 Sep 1962 (Channel: WDR)
Duration
144 mins

Credits

Producer
Friedhelm Ortmann
Writer
A.W. von Schlegel; William Shakespeare
Contributor
Harald Meister
Cast
Willy BirgelJulius Caesar
Günther TaborMark Antony
Curt FaberDecius Brutus
Siegfried WischenwskiCaius Cassius
Elisabeth ; Primus, Bodo Opitz (Ligarius); Ueding, Walter (Cinna);Portia
Anton IppenFlavius
Arthur MentzPindarus
Bernd M. BauschPopillius
Bodo PrimusCaius Ligarius
Frank BarufskiCitizen
Franz Josef SaileServant (to Octavius Caesar)
Friedrich W. BauschulteMetellus Cimber
Gerhard BeckerTrebonius
Hans KönigClaudio
Harry FlatowPoet
Harry GrünekeArtemidorus
Heiner ReddemannOctavius Caesar
Heinz PaulyMurellus
Heinz SchachtCitizen
Heinz TreukeVarrus
Heinz von CleveLepidus
Kurt EbbinghausSoothsayer
Kurt LieckCicero
Manfred BrücknerPublius
Manfred Georg HerrmannLucius
Manfred LuchtLucilius
Norbert KappenCasca
Peter FrickeCinna the Poet
Peter NeusserMessala
Reinhard Jahn 
Rolf SchultServant (to Antony)
Rosemarie GerstenbergCalphurnia
Thomas HoltzmannMarcus Brutus
Walter UedingCinna

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Shakespeare Box - Werke

Notes

Notes
Commercially available as part of the 40-CD compilation SHAKESPEARE BOX-WERKE, published by Random House Audio (see separate entry).
Textual information
Translation by August Wilhelm Schlegel.
Reviews
Source: Hörspiel-Archiv http://www.ard.de/radio/hoerspiel-lesung/hoerspielarchiv/ (accessed 12/8/2008)

Production Company

Name

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)

Notes
Westdeutscher Rundfunk

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