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Merry Devil of Edmonton, The

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of an Elizabethan stage play first published 1608 and attributed to Shakespeare. Produced and adapted for broadcasting by Peter Watts, starring Valentine Dyall as Peter Fabell.
Series
Shakespeare Apocrypha
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
21 Aug 1957
Transmission details
25 Aug 1957 at 21:05 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
90 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Peter Watts
Cast
Alexander ArchdaleSir Richard Mountchensey
Arthur YoungSexton
Baliol HollowayBlague
Basil HoskinsFrank
Brewster MasonSir Ralph Jenningham
David EndersHarry
David SpenserRaymond
Denise BryerMillicent
Eric AndersonSir Arthur Clare
Frank PartingtonFriar Hildersham
Howieson CulffPrologue
Hugh ManningBrian
Joan HartPrioress
John BryningBenedick
John BryningServant
John RuddockChamberlain of the White Horse Inn
John RuddockCorres
Malcolm HayesSir John
Molly RankinDorcas
Paul HardwickBanks
Ronald SidneyRalph
Rosamund GreenwoodNun
Valentine DyallPeter Fabell
Will LeightonBilbo
William EedleSmug

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
Rehearsals: 18/8/1957 - 21/8/1957
History
Sixth in a series of Third Programme productions of lesser known plays that have been attributed to Shakespeare in whole or in part.
Textual information
A written 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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