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Tragedy of Macbeth, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play produced by Raymond Raikes, starring Donald Wolfit and Catherine Lacey as the Macbeths. With music composed and directed by John Hotchkis.
Series
Festival World Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
7 May 1951 at 21:15 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Raymond Raikes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Hotchkis
Cast
Donald WolfitMacbeth
Catherine LaceyLady Macbeth
Michael HordernMacduff
David PeelMalcolm
Richard WilliamsBanquo
Alex McCrindleMurderer
Anthony JacobsWitch
Antony KeareyLennox
Archie DuncanCaithness
Denise BryerFleance
Douglas LeachDonalbain
Eric AndersonMurderer
Eric AndersonMessenger
Gladys SpencerWitch
Ian SadlerPorter
J. Hubert LeslieMenteith
Jean CadellGentlewoman
John RaeDoctor of Physic
Laidman BrowneKing Duncan
Marjorie WestburyWitch
Martin BensonSeyton
Richard HurndallMessenger
Stephen JackRoss

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
A BBC recording.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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