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At the Boar’s Head

Synopsis
Thursday Opera Matinee. Radio production of Gustav Holst’s one-act comic opera. The words of the libretto are taken from Shakespeare’s King Henry IV. Philip Langridge is Prince Hal. The Men’s Voices of the Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic are conducted by David Atherton. Presented by Penny Gore.
Series
Afternoon on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
28 Jan 2016 at 14:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
55 mins

Credits

Music
Gustav Holst
Cast
Philip LangridgePrince Henry (Hal)
John TomlinsonSir John Falstaff
Elise RossMistress Quickly
David Wilson-JohnsonPistol
Felicity PalmerDoll Tearsheet
Michael GeorgePoins
Peter Hall (2)Peto
Richard SuartBardolph

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
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NW1 2DB

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