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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Shakespeare’s play adapted and produced for radio by Ian Cotterell, starring Fenella Fielding as Kate and Paul Daneman as Petruchio.
Series
Monday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
11 Jun 1973 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
119 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Ian Cotterell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Ian Cotterell
Cast
Fenella FieldingKatherina
Paul DanemanPetruchio
Carleton HobbsBaptista Minola
Miriam MargolyesBianca
Nigel LambertTranio
David SpenserLucentio
John RoweHortensio
John RuddockPedant
Julian ByzantineLute Player
Nigel AnthonyServant
Richard GooldenGremio
Robin Browne (2)Servant
Sam DastorTailor
Sheila GrantWidow
Terry ScullyPrologue
Terry ScullyGrumio
Timothy BatesonBiondello
William FoxVincentio
William SleighServant

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
This was Fenella Fielding’s third Shakespeare role.
Reviews
Fielding talks about her role as Kate in this production in ‘Fielding’s vocal range’, Radio Times 11 June 1973, p. 5.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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