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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s comedy adapted and produced by John Powell starring Fenella Fielding as Beatrice, Paul Daneman as Benedick and Ralph Richardson as Dogberry. With music composed by David Cain and special sound by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The instrumentalists are David Munrow, Christopher Hogwood, Oliver Brookes, James Blades, Michael Laird, Roger Brenner, with singers Sally le Sage, James Bowman, Nigel Rogers.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 Sep 1969 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Producer
John Powell (2)
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
David Cain
Adaptor for Radio
John Powell (2)
Cast
Fenella FieldingBeatrice
Paul DanemanBenedick
Martin JarvisClaudio
Donald AllenDon Pedro
Ralph RichardsonDogberry
Brian HainesSexton
Cecil ParkerLeonato
Charles SimonFriar Francis
David VallaConrade
Garard GreenWatchman
Heron CarvicDon John
John PryningWatchman
John PullenBorachio
Madi HeddUrsula
Malcolm HayesAntonio
Margaret WolfitMargaret
Nigel LambertBalthasar
Perlita NeilsonHero
Richard GooldenVerges

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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