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Coriolanus

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play produced by John Gibson. With Patrick Wymark in the title role and Phyllis Neilson-Terry as Volumnia. The music is composed by John Buckland and conducted by Peter Gellhorn.
Series
World Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Apr 1959 at 20:05 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
160 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
John Gibson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Buckland
Contributor
Peter Gellhorn
Cast
Patrick WymarkCaius Martius Coriolanus
Phyllis Neilson-TerryVolumnia
John DearthTullus Aufidius
Maurice DenhamMenenius Agrippa
John GabrielCominius
Betty BaskombValeria
Denys HawthorneVolscian Guard (Watchman)
Ella MilneCitizen (Rome)
Frank WindsorCitizen (Rome)
Gabriel WoolfVolscian Guard (Watchman)
Gabrielle BluntYoung Martius
Harold ReeseCitizen (Rome)
John BennettCitizen (Rome)
John CazabonCitizen (Rome)
Judy BaileyVirgilia
Leigh CrutchleyCitizen (Rome)
Peter WildeLieutenant
Philip CunninghamTitus Lartius
Ralph TrumanJunius Brutus
William FoxSicinius Velutus
William IngramRoman Herald (Messenger)

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Coriolanus
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 14/3/1959-21/3/1959
History
Transmitted in two parts with a 15-minute interval for the news at 9 p.m.
Textual information
A script of this programme is held in the Shakespeare Collection of the Birmingham Central Library.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, Times. John Gibson introduces his production in Radio Times, 24 April 1959, p. 6.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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