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Kaufmann von Venedig, Der

Alternative title
Merchant of Venice, The
Synopsis
Swiss-Austrian co-production of Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced for radio by Hans Hausmann in a translation by von Schlegel. With Will Quadflieg as Antonio, Karl Michael Vogler as Bassanio and Wolfgang Reichmann as Shylock. The music is composed by Helmut Eder.
Language
German (Switzerland)
Country
Switzerland
Medium
Audio; Radio
Transmission details
31 Mar 1985 (Channel: ORF)
Duration
95 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Hausmann Hans
Writer
A.W. von Schlegel
Music
Helmut Eder
Adaptor for Radio
Hausmann Hans
Cast
Wolfgang ReichmannShylock
Will QuadfliegAntonio
Karl Michael VoglerBassanio
Sabine SinjenPortia
Axel RadlerGratiano
Erik FreyOld Gobbo
Gabriele ShuchterJessica
Georg ShuchterLorenzo
Georges OurthPrince of Arragon
Harry HornishGaoler
Heinz TrixnerPrince of Morocco
Karl Heinz MartellDuke of Venice
Marcello DenardoLauncelot Gobbo
Otto BoleschTubal
Regina LemnitzNerissa

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
This production is commercially available as part of the Random House Audio SHAKESPEARE BOX-WERKE CD collection (see separate entry).
History
Original transmission time unknown (10/2008).
Textual information
Translation by August Wilhelm von Schlegel.
Reviews
ORF Radio drama database (Hörspieldatenbank) at
http://www.hoerspiele.co.at (accessed 10/2008).
Archive number: 433/1-3.

Production Company

Name

ORF

Email
kundendienst@orf.at
Web
http://ORF.at/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+43 (01) 87878-0
Address
Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio & Television (ORF)
Würzburggasse 30
Vienna
A-1136
Austria
Name

Schweizer Radio DRS

Web
http://www.drs.ch/www/de/drs.html External site opens in new window
Phone
061 365 34 11
Fax
061 365 34 83
Address
Direktion Novarastrasse 2
Basel
4059

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