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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play produced and directed by Celia de Wolff. The cast includes Roger Allam as Bottom. Toby Stephens plays Oberon and Lesley Sharp performs as Titania. Music by Stephanie Nunn.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
11 Sep 2011 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Celia de Wolff
Producer
Celia de Wolff
Music
Stephanie Nunn
Cast
Nicholas FarrellTheseus
Emma FieldingHippolyta
Toby StephensOberon
Lesley SharpTitania
Freddie FoxPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Anna MadeleyHelena
David CollingsEgeus
David CollingsRobin Starveling
Emerald O’HanrahanHermia
Ferdinand KingsleyDemetrius
Jay CarterCobweb
Jessica SianPeaseblossom
Joseph TimmsLysander
Nicholas BoultonSnug
Nicholas BoultonPhilostrate
Robert PughPeter Quince
Roger AllamNick Bottom
Sam AlexanderFrancis Flute
Sam DaleTom Snout
Sara MarklandFairy
Stuart WalkerMustardseed
Tressa BrooksMoth

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Recorded in the summer of 2011 in "22 acres of Sussex woodland" (BBC programme information).
A clip about the recording process is available at pierproductionsltd.co.uk (accessed 9/2011).
History
Also broadcast as part of the Shakespeare Unlocked season at BBC on 13 May 2012.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times and BBC programme information http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014fb7x (accessed 9/2011)

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06btvrw
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Pier Productions

Email
info@pierproductionsltd.co.uk
Phone
01273 691401
Address
8 St Georges Place
Brighton
BN1 4GB

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive, Oral History

Email
oralhistory@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/sound/ohist/oralhistory.html External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7404
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor

Name

BBC iPlayer

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