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Senior English II: Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Schools broadcast of four programmes based on scenes from Shakespeare’s play arranged for radio by John Allen with Deryck Guyler, Denys Blakelock and Pamela Allan. Stanley MacKenzie narrates. Introduction and commentary by John Allen.
Series
Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
17 Apr 1956 at 14:20 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
80 (total)
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
M. J. Reynolds
Adaptor for Radio
John Allen
Cast
Gwen CherrellOlivia
Denys BlakelockMalvolio
Alan ReidFeste
Cameron Miller 
Charlotte MitchellMaria
Deryck GuylerSir Toby Belch
Michael Martin-HarveySir Andrew Aguecheek
Pamela Allan 
Peter HoarFabian
Stanley MackenzieNarrator
William Squire 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Broadcast in four 20-minute parts.
Part 1: 17/4/1956
Part 2: 24/4/1956
Part 3: 1/5/1956
Part 4: 8/5/1956
Textual information
A transcript of the production is held at the Birmingham Central Library as part of their Shakespeare Collection.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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