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Much Ado About Nothing


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Comedy by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE with Fenella Fielding, Paul Daneman Ralph Richardson , Cecil Parker Ronald Allen , Perlita Neilson Martin Jarvis. Heron Carvic and Richard Goolden
The action of the play takes place in the city of Messina, in and around the palace of Leonato the Governor, during a Spanish occupation of Sicily, many, many years ago.
The instrumentalists: DAVID MUNROW
Music composed by DAVID CAIN with special sound by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Adapted and produced by JOHN POWELL (1969: shortened version)


Comedy By: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: Ronald Allen
Unknown: Perlita Neilson
Unknown: Martin Jarvis.
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: Richard Goolden
Unknown: David Munrow
Unknown: Stopher Hogwood
Unknown: Oliver Brookes.
Unknown: Michael Laird
Unknown: Roger Brenner
Singers: Sally Le Sage
Singers: James Bowman
Singers: Nigel Rogers
Composed By: David Cain
Produced By: John Powell
Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon: Ronald Allen
Claudio, the Prince's favourite: Martin Jarvis
Benedick, likewise favoured: Paul Daneman
Don Balthasar: Nigel Lambert
Don John, Don Pedro's bastard brother: Heron Carvic
Borachio: John Pullen
Conrade: David Valla
Leonato: Cecil Parker
Antonio, his elder brother: Malcolm Hayes
Hero, his daughter: Perlita Neilson
Beatrice, his niece, an an orphan: Feneila Fielding
Margaret: Margaret Wolfit
Ursula: Madi Hedd
Dogberry: Ralph Richardson
Verges: Richard Goolden
Two watchmen: Hugh Oatcake: John Bryning
George Seacole: Garard Green
The Sexton: Brian Haines
Friar Francis: Charles Simon

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Much Ado About Nothing

BBC Radio 4 FM, 14 January 1974 19.30

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