Alcestis (1950)

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Start date: 
12 March 1950
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Production notes: 
Broadcast on the BBC Third Programme where it was repeated on 18 March and 4 April 1950. It was repeated in the World Theatre series on the Home Service at 9.15pm on 17 July 1950. This last 'repeat' may well have been a new recording, since a different actor is listed as Hercules.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Max Adrian Actor Orcus
Hester Paton Brown Actor Second Market-Woman
Valentine Dyall Actor Hercules, on 17 July 1950
Robert Farquharson Actor Pheres
Rachel Gurney Actor Attendant
Frank Hauser Producer
Grizelda Hervey Actor Alcestis
Antony Hopkins Composer
Howard Marion-Crawford Actor Hercules, on 18 March 1950
Nan Marriott-Watson Actor First Market-Woman
Ella Milne Actor Fifth Market-Woman
André Morell Actor Admetus
Russell Napier Actor Nobleman
Jill Nyasa Actor Third Market-Woman and Eumelus
Gladys Spencer Actor Fourth Market-Woman
Robert Urquhart Actor Apollo
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)

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