Phèdre (1946)

Original id: 
9402
Start date: 
18 October 1946
Production notes: 
This hour long programme on Racine's Phèdre was broadcast as part of a series entitled International Drama: Comment and Action. It included contributions by Agate, Barrault, and Saint-Denis; an abridged (?) version of the play performed by the actors listed here with roles; and scenes in French by Bernhardt and Bell. It was broadcast on the BBC Third Programme; and it received a repeat broadcast on 21 October 1946.
Media of production: 
Radio

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
May Agate made some contribution to this broadcast
Mary Hope Allen Producer
Jean-Louis Barrault made some contribution to this broadcast
Eileen Beldon Actor Oenone
Marie Bell Actor extracts in French were broadcast
Sarah Bernhardt Actor extracts in French were broadcast
Peggy Bryan Actor Aricia
David King-Wood Actor Hippolytus
Margaret Rawlings Actor Phaedra
Michel Saint-Denis made some contribution to this broadcast
Abraham Sofaer Actor Theseus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Phèdre Photocopy archive
Engagements with Greek Drama and Homeric Epic on BBC Radio in the 1940s and 1950s Thesis library 199
Phedre: Third Programme Print-out archive
BBC Radio Listings Print-out archive

How to cite this production

Phèdre (1946), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/9402 <2 December 2020>