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Yorkshire Tragedy, A

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of a play attributed to Shakespeare, produced for broadcasting by Colin Shaw. Set in Calverly Hall in Yorkshire, 1605, the plot of the domestic tragedy is derived from the actual murder by Calverly of his two children and the attempted murder of his wife and the youngest child. The play is produced by Colin Shaw and introduced by G. Wilson Knight.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Mar 1955 at 21:30 (Channel: BBC North)
Duration
55 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Colin Shaw
Contributor
G. Wilson Knight
Cast
Andrew Cruickshank 
Donald Wolfit 
Rosalind Iden 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Transmitted on the Northern Home Service. Cast information incomplete (11/2008).
General
Rehearsals: 15/2/1955-16/2/1955
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 (London edition)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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