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Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted and directed by Dickon Reed, starring Brewster Mason as Falstaff, Sheila Hancock as Mistress Ford and Maxine Audley as Mistress Page.
Series
Monday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
31 Jul 1978 at 19:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Dickon Reed
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Dickon Reed
Cast
Brewster MasonSir John Falstaff
Maxine AudleyMistress Margaret Page
Sheila HancockMistress Alice Ford
Patricia HayesMistress Quickly
Charles KayFrank Ford
Bill FraserGeorge Page
Carleton HobbsRobert Shallow
David BorovitchDoctor Caius
Edward KelseyPeter Simple
Edward KelseyHost of the Garter Inn
Geoffrey ReeversAbraham Slender
John HollisBardolph
Kevin FloodNim
Peter JeffreyPistol
Richard BebbSir Hugh Evans
Richard DerringtonFenton
Susan SheridanAnne Page

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
A playscript is being held by the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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