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St. Crispin’s Day

Synopsis
Last part of 6 one-hour episodes in which three plays (Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2, Henry V) are joined together in Dickon Reed’s radio adaptation which follows the fortunes of Prince Hal. With music by Michael Steer.
After Henry triumphs at Agincourt, he can woo and win Princess Katherine and the two kingdoms are reconciled.
Series
Theatre of the Air
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
26 Mar 1977 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Dickon Reed
Music
Michael Steer
Adaptor for Radio
Dickon Reed
Cast
Alan HowardPrince Henry (Hal)
Brewster MasonSir John Falstaff

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Shakespeare’s King Harry

Notes

Notes
Cast information incomplete (12/2008).
Reviews
According to Dickon Reed, the aim of this series is ‘to produce Shakespeare which is not just stimulating for the student but really exciting, easy to understand and above all, entertaining for the general listener’ (London Calling, February 1977, p. 4)

Production Company

Name

BBC Worldwide

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