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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead


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A radio version by Tom Stoppard based on his original stage play.
with Edward Petherbridge as Guildenstern, Edward Hardwicke as Rosencrantz and Freddie Jones as the Player
"An erudite comedy, punning, far-jetched, leaping from depth to dizziness" (THE OBSERVER)


Author/adapted by: Tom Stoppard
Music by: Marc Wilkinson
Director: John Tydeman
Guildenstern: Edward Petherbridge
Rosencrantz: Edward Hardwicke
The Player: Freddie Jones
Hamlet: Martin Jarvis
Gertrude: Maxine Audley
Claudius: Robert Lang
PolOniUS: William Squire
Ophelia: Angela Pleasence
Horatio: John Rye
First Ambassador: Michael Deacon
Alfred: Anthony Daniels
Tragedians and others: Tim Bentinck
Tragedians and others: Andrew Branch
Tragedians and others: Roger Hammond
Tragedians and others: Philip Sully
Tragedians and others: Philip Voss
Tragedians and others: Peter Wickham

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

BBC Radio 3, 24 December 1978 21.00

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