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Twelfth Night or, What You Will

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play directed for radio by Glyn Dearman, starring Wendy Murray as Viola, Harriet Walter as Olivia and Norman Rodway as Sir Toby. Music composed and conducted by David Cain.
Series
Saturday-Night Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
2 Oct 1982 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
148 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
Glyn Dearman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
David Cain
Cast
Wendy MurrayViola (later disguised as Cesario)
Harriet WalterOlivia
Alec McCowenOrsino, Duke of Illyria
Bernard HeptonMalvolio
Ronnie StevensFeste
Adrian BrettMusician
Alex JenningsSecond Officer
Andrew SachsSir Andrew Aguecheek
Anne CollisMusician
Annette IsserlisMusician
Christopher WilsonLute player
Crawford LoganValentine
Dilys LayeMaria
Hugh DicksonPriest
Ian LavenderFabian
James AubreyAntonio
Miranda ForbesServant of Olivia
Norman RodwaySir Toby Belch
Paul Arden-TaylorMusician
Peter TuddenhamCaptain
Peter VellMusician
Roderick SkeapingMusician
Simon HewittSebastian
Steve HobsonCurio
Stuart OrganFirst Officer

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
This new production of the play was produced to celebrate the BBC’s 60th Anniversary. TWELFTH NIGHT was the first full-length studio presentation of a play on radio and was broadcast on 28 May 1923 (see separate entry).
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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