The Women of Troy (1952)

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21 September 1952
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Broadcast on the BBC Third Programme, where it was repeated on 26 September and 25 October 1952.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Rachel Gurney Actor Andromache
John Hotchkis Composer
John Hotchkis Conductor
Anthony Jacobs Actor Menelaus
Raymond Raikes Producer
Raymond Raikes Adaptor arranged the text for broadcasting
Margaret Rawlings Actor Helen of Troy
Sybil Thorndike Actor Hecuba
Marjorie Westbury Actor Cassandra
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Engagements with Greek Drama and Homeric Epic on BBC Radio in the 1940s and 1950s Thesis library 48, 204
Obituary of Raymond Raikes Newspaper article archive

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