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The Merry Wives of Windsor

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by William Shakespeare.
From the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Part 2 of Glen Byam Shaw's production.
The action takes place at Windsor.
A special performance before an invited audience.
Introduced by Alan Dent.
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Contributors

Author: William Shakespeare
Stage production: Glen Byam Shaw
Scenery and costumes designed by: Motley
Music: Leslie Bridgewater
Orchestra under the direction of: Harold Ingram
Television presentation: Stephen Harrison
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar
Presenter: Alan Dent
Dr Caius: Michael Denison
Rugby, his servant: John Southworth
Host of the Garter Inn: Patrick Wymark
Justice Shallow: Edward Atienza
Slender: Geoffrey Bayldon
Master Page: Ralph Michael
Sir Hugh Evans: William Devlin
Simple, Slender's servant: Geoffrey Sasse
Mistress Page: Angela Baddeley
Robin, Falstaff's page: John Rogers
Master Ford: Keith Michell
Mistress Ford: Joyce Redman
Their servants - John: Rex Robinson
Their servants - Robert: Alan Haywood
Sir John Falstaff: Anthony Quayle
Anne Page: Jill Dixon
Fenton: Trader Faulkner
Mistress Quickly: Rosalind Atkinson
Bardolph: Robert Hunter
William Page: Philip Thomas

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

BBC Television, 2 October 1955 21.00






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