Alcestis (1937)

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14 November 1937
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Broadcast on BBC National Service at 6.30pm as part of the World Theatre series.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Marjorie Anderson Actor Chorus
Suzanne Baile Actor Chorus
Barbara Burnham Producer
Cherry Cottrell Actor Maidservant
Francis de Wolff Actor Heracles
William G. Devlin (1911-1987) Actor Death
Stephen Haggard Actor Apollo
Ernest Jay Actor Manservant
Jenny Lovelace Actor Chorus
Milton Rosmer Actor Pheres
Allan Sly Composer
Robert Speaight Actor Admetus
Veronica Turleigh Actor Alcestis
Eileen Turner Actor Chorus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Radio Times Magazine
BBC Handbook, 1938 Photocopy archive
BBC Programme Records Book vol.1937, p.337-338
Broadcast drama Print-out archive
Engagements with Greek Drama and Homeric Epic on BBC Radio in the 1940s and 1950s Thesis library 198

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