Hippolytus (1936)

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Start date: 
18 October 1936
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Production notes: 
This production was broadcast on the National Programme. Three days earlier, on 15 October 1936, a 20-minute introductory programme was given on the subject and history of the play, which included a talk by Gilbert Murray.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Barbara Burnham Producer
Elsie Fogerty Chorus Direction
Hubert Gregg Actor Hippolytus
Hermione Hannen Actor Artemis
Lilian Harrison Actor Phaedra
Margaret Rawlings Actor Aphrodite
Robert Speaight Actor Messenger
Gwynneth Thurburn trained the choruses
Cecil Trouncer Actor Huntsman
Gladys Young Actor Nurse
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Gilbert Murray OM, 1866-1957 Book library 325-326
Radio Times Magazine
BBC Programme Records Book vol.1936, p.212, 215
Engagements with Greek Drama and Homeric Epic on BBC Radio in the 1940s and 1950s Thesis library 41, 54, 89, 197

How to cite this production

Hippolytus (1936), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/6053 <25 June 2024>