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Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy produced for broadcasting by Cedric Messina and Val Gielgud.With June Tobin as Viola, Jimmy Edwards as Sir Toby Belch and Rachel Gurney as Olivia. Other parts are played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company. John Pullen narrates. The music is arranged by Elizabeth Poston.
Series
Saturday-Night Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
6 Jan 1962 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Cedric Messina; Val Gielgud
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Elizabeth Poston
Cast
June TobinViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Rachel GurneyOlivia
John HumphreyOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Alan WheatleyMalvolio
Jon RollasonFeste
Anthony HallValentine
Beryl ReidMaria
Heron CarvicSir Andrew Aguecheek
Hugh DicksonSebastian
Jimmy EdwardsSir Toby Belch
John PullenNarrator
Julian SomersAntonio
Michael SpiceFirst Officer
Nigel AnthonyCurio
Rolf LefebvreFabian
William EedleCaptain

Additional Details

Theatre company
BBC Drama Repertory Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Transmitted on Twelfth Night.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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