The Persians (1965)

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Start date: 
25 July 1965
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Production notes: 
Broadcast on the BBC Third Programme on 25 July, and repeated on 19 August. The translation and music were specially commissioned for this production.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Alan Barry Actor Chorus
Denys Blakelock Actor First Senator
John Buckland Composer
Maurice Denham Actor Chorus Leader
Richard Imison Producer
Basil Jones Actor Chorus
John Justin Actor Xerxes
Rolf Lefebvre Actor Second Senator
Mary Morris Actor Atossa
Harold Reese Actor Chorus
Donald Wolfit Actor Ghost of Darius
Patrick Wymark Actor Messenger
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)

How to cite this production

The Persians (1965), accessed at <18 April 2024>