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Ballade vom Prinzen Arthur, Die

Alternative title
Ballad of Prince Arthur, The King John
Synopsis
German radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s King John, adapted and produced for radio by Hans Rothe. As its title suggests, the adaptation focuses on the fate of Arthur, nephew to the king, who becomes victim to the machinations of his power-hungry betters. With Holger Ungerer as Arthur and Wolfgang Engels as King John.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Radio
Recording date
12 Sep 1955
Transmission details
14 Dec 1955 (Channel: Radio Bremen)
Duration
62 mins

Credits

Producer
Hans Rothe
Writer
Hans Rothe
Adaptor for Radio
Hans Rothe
Cast
Wolfgang EngelsKing John
Heinz KlevenowPhilip the Bastard
Eleonore NoelleLady Constance
Ludwig AnschützHubert
Holger UngererArthur, Duke of Brittaine
Albert LippertKing Philip of France
Ernst Friedrich LichteneckerLouis the Dauphin
Friedrich W. BauschulteRobert Faulconbridge
Heinz KlingenbergChâtillon
Julia FjorsenBlanche
Trudik DanielQueen Eleanor

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King John
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 Hans Rothe.
Reviews
Rothe’ s approach to this broadcast adaptation is documented on the ARD radio drama website for this entry (in German).
Source: ARD radio drama archive (Hörspiel-Archiv) at http://www.ard.de/radio/hoerspiel-lesung/hoerspielarchiv (accessed 10/2008).

Production Company

Name

Radio Bremen

Archive

Name

Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv (DRA) Frankfurt

Email
dra@hr-online.de
Web
http://www.dra.de/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+49 (0)69 15687-0
Fax
+40 (0)69 15687-100
Address
Bertramstr. 8
Frankfurt
D-60320
Germany

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