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Troilus and Cressida

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play produced by John Tydeman starring Cyril Cusack as Pandarus, Kenneth Griffith as Thersites, Maurice Denham and Joanna Dunham in the title roles. With music composed by John Buckland and conducted by Peter Gellhorn.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
25 Sep 1964 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
160 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
John Tydeman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Buckland
Contributor
Peter Gellhorn
Cast
David SpenserTroilus
Joanna DunhamCressida
Kenneth GriffithThersites
Cyril CusackPandarus
Maurice DenhamUlysses
Andrew SachsParis
Eric AndersonCalchas
Fraser KerrPatroclus
Gordon GardnerHelenus
Isabel RennieHelen
Julian GloverHector
Margaret WolfitCassandra
Michael KilgarriffPrologue
Michael KilgarriffMargareton
Nicolette BernardAndromache
Peter Bartlett (2)Deiphobus
Peter MarinkerDiomedes
Peter O’ShaughnessyMenelaus
Peter PrattAjax
Philip GuardAlexander
Ralph TrumanPriam, King of Troy
Richard LeechAchilles
Robert EddisonAgamemnon
Rolf LefebvreNestor
Stephen Thorne (2)Aeneas

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Broadcast with a 10-minute musical interval at 9.10 p. m. approximately.
Textual information
A script of the production is held by the Birmingham Central Library Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Review: ‘Shakespeare’s Modern Play, The Times, 26 September,
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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