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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play arranged for broadcasting and produced by E. A. Harding. With Marius Goring and Belle Chrystal in the title roles. The music is composed by Geoffrey Wright and conducted by Matyas Seiber.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
29 Jan 1952
Transmission details
27 Jan 1952 at 18:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
160 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
E. A. Harding
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Geoffrey Wright
Contributor
Matyas Seiber
Adaptor for Radio
E. A. Harding
Cast
Marius GoringTroilus
Belle ChrystallCressida
Geoffrey WincottThersites
Esme PercyPandarus
Robert HarrisUlysses
Antony KeareyAeneas
Baliol HollowayAgamemnon
Derek HartDiomedes
Frank DuncanParis
Gabrielle BluntBoy (Troilus’ servant)
Grizelda HerveyCassandra
Harry HutchinsonAlexander
Howieson CulffCalchas
Joan HartHelen
John SchlesingerServant
John WyseAchilles
Laurence HardyNestor
Lawrence BaskcombPriam, King of Troy
Margaret WardAndromache
Reginald HearneMenelaus
Stanley GroomeMargareton
Stephen JackAjax
Valentine DyallHector
Willoughby GoddardPatroclus

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 21/1/1952-27/1/1952
History
Broadcast in two parts with a 10-minute musical interval at 7.30 pm.
Textual information
A script of this programme is held in the Shakespeare Collection of the Birmingham Central Library.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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