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All’s Well That Ends Well

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s comedy arranged and directed by Barbara Burnham. With Gladys Young as Countess Roussillon and Barbara Jefford as Helena. Music selected by Cynthia Pughe.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Mar 1952 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
165 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Director
Barbara Burnham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Cynthia Pughe
Adaptor for Radio
Barbara Burnham
Cast
Gladys YoungCountess of Roussillon
Lewis CassonKing of France
Barbara JeffordHelena (Helen)
Max AdrianParoles
Antony KeareyLord Dumaine (1st)
Arthur LawrenceLord Dumaine (2nd)
Beatrice BevanWidow Capilet
David PeelLafeu
Hamilton Lyce 
John HorsleyServant
Richard AinleyDuke of Florence
Richard Hurndall 
Robert EddisonLavatch (a clown)
Stanley Groome 
Susan RichardsMariana
Yvonne OwenDiana

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
All’s Well That Ends Well
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
A transcript of the production is being held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times
E.M.W. Tillyard comments on the dramatic construction of the play in ‘A Puzzling Shakespeare Comedy’, Radio Times, 29 February 1952, p. 6.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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