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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play produced and directed for broadcasting by Ian Cotterell, starring Anna Massey as Portia and Alan Badel as Shylock. The music is written by Christos Pittas who also conducts the Philomusica of London.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
3 Oct 1976 at 17:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Ian Cotterell
Producer
Ian Cotterell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Christos Pittas
Cast
Alan BadelShylock
Patrick Barr (2)Antonio
Christopher BidmeadBassanio
Anna MasseyPortia
Malcolm ReidGratiano
Brian SandersPrince of Morocco
David NealSalerio
David NealStephano
Jane KnowlesNerissa
Jeffrey SegalTubal
John RuddockDuke of Venice
John RyePrince of Arragon
Leslie HeritageBalthazar
Marcus CampbellCourt clerk
Martin HillSinger
Peter CrazeLorenzo
Richard GooldenOld Gobbo
Sarah BadelJessica
Steve HodsonLauncelot Gobbo
William EedleSolanio

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
A transcription services recording.
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
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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