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History of Henry the Fourth, The - Part One

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1 produced by Charles Lefeaux starring Harry Andrews in the title role and Robert Hardy as Hal.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
7 Feb 1964 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
180 (incl. interval)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Charles Lefeaux
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Harry AndrewsKing Henry IV
Robert HardyPrince Henry (Hal)
Joss AcklandSir John Falstaff
Haydn JonesHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Sheila GrantMistress Quickly
Andrew SachsFrancis, a Drawer
David MarchHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Fraser KerrPoins
Frederick TrevesGadshill
Gabriel WoolfSir Richard Vernon
Harry DanksSinger
Heather StannardLady Percy
Hugh GriffithOwen Glendower
John BaddeleyPeto
John GabrielThomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
John RuddockSir Michael
John RyeLord John of Lancaster
Michael BatesBardolph
Osian EllisSinger
Peter CopleyEarl of Westmoreland
Peter PrattSir Walter Blunt
Rhianon JamesSinger
Simon LackArchibald, Earl of Douglas
Sulwen MorganLady Mortimer
Timothy HarleyEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
William DevlinRichard Scroop, Archbishop of York

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry IV Part 1
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast with a 15-minute musical interval at 9.15 p. m. and an interlude at 10.55 p.m. approximately.
Two-part broadcast produced for the Shakespeare Quatercentenary year. Part 2 was broadcast a week later (see separate entry).
Reviews
Charles Lefeaux introduces his production in ‘Henry IV’, Radio Times, 30 January 1964, p. 44.
Source: Radio Times, The Times.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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