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Othello

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of Godfrey Tearleā€™s production of the play for the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, staged by Anthony Quayle. Adapted and produced for broadcasting by William Hughes. No further information known (11/2008).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
17 Oct 1948
Transmission details
30 Oct 1948 at 21:20 (Channel: BBC Midland)
Duration
75 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
Anthony Quayle; Godfrey Tearle
Producer
William Hughes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Anne Carbutt
Cast
Godfrey TearleOthello
Diana WynyardDesdemona
Anthony QuayleIago

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
Theatre company
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
More information on the stage production can be found at the RSC Performance Database.
General
Rehearsal: 17/10/1948
History
The press night for the stage performance at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, was on 30 July 1948.
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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