Shakespeare, William

Last Edited: 10-Dec-2018 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

Plays
Classification and order from the First Folio of 1623  For much more information see Wikipedia
Comedies
Histories Tragedies
The Tempest
Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Measure for Measure PP
The Comedy of Errors
Much Ado About Nothing
Love's Labour's Lost
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Merchant of Venice
As You Like It
The Taming of the Shrew
All's Well That Ends Well
Twelfth Night
The Winter's Tale
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (not in First Folio)
The Two Noble Kinsmen
(not in First Folio)
King John
Richard II
Henry IV, Part 1
Henry IV, Part 2
Henry V
Henry VI, Part 1
Henry VI, Part 2
Henry VI, Part 3
Richard III
Henry VIII
Edward III
(not in First Folio)
Troilus and Cressida
Coriolanus
Titus Andronicus
Romeo and Juliet
Timon of Athens
Julius Caesar
Macbeth
Hamlet
King Lear
Othello
Antony and Cleopatra
Cymbeline
Poems
Documentaries and Collateral Material
Plays
Comedies
Date Title Cast Parameters
BBC R3
21-Apr-2013

The Tempest (1610-1611)
(also classified a "late romance")


David Warner, Rose Leslie, Carl Prekopp, James Garnon,
Al Weaver, Paul Moriarty, James Lailey, Peter Hamilton
Dyer, Don Warrington, Don Gilet, Gerard McDermott,
Deeivya Meir
Music written and performed by The Devil's Violin Company
Sarah Moody, Luke Carver Goss, Oliver Wilson-Dickson
Adapted for radio and directed by Jeremy Mortimer

1:55:44, 108316, S
Caedmon
1964
Edward Atienza, Peter Woodthorpe, Michael Redgrave, Robert
Hardy, John Hurt, Cyril Luckham, Bryan Stanyon, William
Marlowe, Hugh Griffith, Ronnie Barker, Alec McCowen, Frank
Wood, William Marlowe, Anna Massey, Vanessa Redgrave,
Patience Collier, Elizabeth Spriggs, Miranda Connell
directed by Peter Wood
5 files
1:56:19, 26.9 MB, m
BBC R3
24-Mar-1974
Paul Scofield, Jane Knowles, Ronnie Stevens, Patrick Stewart,
Richard Kay, Alan Rowe, Anthony Daniels, Charles Kay,
Doreen Walker, John Justin, Michael Spice, Patricia Hooper,
Prudence Lloyd, Rory Kinnear, Terence Scully, Timothy Bateson,
William Sleigh
Adaptor and Producer ... Ian Cotterell
Music ... David Cain
1:54:04, 160410, M
BBC WS
01-Aug-1989
John Gielgud, Sam Dastor, Bernard Hepton, Karen Askow, Mark
Straker, David March, John Hollis, John Rye, Nigel Grahame,
Douglas Blackwell, Timothy Bateson,
Norman Bird, Paul Sir
adapted for radio and directed by Walter Acosta
58:35, 13668, m
59:26, 13866, m
BBC R3
11-Feb-1996
Ronald Pickup, Richard Derrington, Michael Siberry, Sarah
Woodward, Peter Jeffrey, Norman Rodway, Phillip Franks, Roger
May, Keith Drinkel, Bill Wallis, Andrew Branch, David Timson,
Ashley Stafford, Mary Lincoln, Judith Harris
Music Composed by Anthea Gomez
Directed by Sue Wilson
2:16:19, 127814, S
Arkangel
1999
Bob Peck, Jennifer Ehle, Adrian Lester, Simon Russell Beale,
Jamie Glover, Richard McCabe, Desmond Barrit, Jack Klaff,
Christian Rodska, Chook Sibtain, Arthur Cox, Nicholas Murchie,
Sîan Radinger, Adjoa Andoh, Abigail Docherty, Robert Whitelock
9 files
2:11:19, 91 MB, M
Arkangel
1999

Two Gentlemen Of Verona, The
(1589-1593)
Michael Maloney, Damian Lewis, Saskia Wickham, Lucy
Robinson, John Woodvine, Desmond Barrit, Nicholas Murchie,
Sarah-Jane Holm, Trevor Martin, Arthur Cox, James Greene,
Andrew Alston
21 files
1:59:13, 56.3 MB, S
BBC R3
05-Oct-1997



Merry Wives Of Windsor, The
(c. 1597)

Freddie Jones, Paula Wilcox, Miriam Margolyes, Clive Merrison,
Geoffrey Whitehead, Elizabeth Spriggs, David Collings, Peter
Gunn, Ioan Merdith, Nigel Anthony, Roger May, Tracy Wiles,
Andrew Branch , David Timson, Jonathon Keble, Stephen
Critchlow, John Hartley
Members of the Finchley Children's Music Group
Music specially composed by Stephen Warbeck
Played by: Dave Laurence, Roger Montgomery, Michael Gregory,
Dai Pritchard
Directed by David Blount
1:59:56, 112610, S
Arkangel
2001
Dinsdale Landen, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Penny Downie, Nicholas
Woodeson, Philip Jackson, Clive Swift, John Dallimore, Susan
Brown, Kenneth Jay, David Cardy, Camilla Power, Scott Handy,
Alan David, Chook Sibtain, Anthony Jackson, Rupert Mason,
Andrew Fallaize, Pascoe Sabido, Peter England, James Reynard
23 files
2:14:42, 125 MB, S
BBC R3
29-Apr-2018

Measure for Measure
(1603-1604)
(a "problem play")

Paul Higgins, Nicola Ferguson, Robert Jack, Maureen Beattie,
Finn den Hertog, Michael Nardone, Maggie Serivce, Owen
Whitelaw, Sandy Grierson, Georgie Glen, Olivia Morgan,
Kevin Mains
Introduced by Professor Julie Sanders
Sound design and music by Gary C Newman
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

123:47, 115870, S
Arkangel
1999

Roger Allam, Simon Russell Beale, Stella Gonet, Jonathan Firth,
Stephen Mangan, Desmond Barrit, Emily Bruni, Christopher
Benjamin, Christian Rodska, Patricia Brake, Lloyd Hutchinson,
David Cardy, David Killick, Abigail Docherty, Ian Gelder,
Chris Pavlo, Shirley Dixon, Robert Portal
17 files
2:28:50, 69.5 MB, S
BBC R3
01-Feb-2004
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Clive Swift, Anton Lesser, Nadine Marshall,
Claire Benedict, Ewan Bailey, Lloyd Hutchinson, Jude Akuwudike,
Colin McFarlane, Adjoa Andoh
Original music composed by Helen Chadwick
Directed by Claire Grove
2:10:24, 152823, S
1589-1595
Arkangel
1999

The Comedy of Errors
David Tennant, Brendan Coyle, Alan Cox, Jason O’Mara, Niamh
Cusack, Sorcha Cusack, Trevor Peacock, Dermot Crowley,
Helen Ryan, Pauline McLynn, Lloyd Hutchinson, Robert Donovan,
Robert Patterson, Tom Farrelly, Donna Ansley
11 files
1:27:26, 61 MB, M
Columbia
1937

Much Ado About Nothing
(1598-1599)

Leslie Howard & Roz Russell
1:00:13, 28228, M
Argo
1962, 1982
Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, William Squire, Michael Hordern,
Patrick Creean, Josephine Stuart, Gary Watson, Peter
Woodthorpe, Ian Holm
Marlowe Society and Professional Players
George Rylands, director
5 files
2:10:22, 30.5 MB, M
BBC WS
11-Feb-1975
Helen Mirren and Ian Holm
Produced by John Pitman
2 files
1:59:48, 27.4 MB, M
BBC WS
21-May-1986
David Suchet, Cheryl Campbell, Jenny Funnell, Cyril Shaps,
James Villiers, Philip Voss
Adapted for radio by Lynne McVernon
directed by Gordon House
2 files
1:53:42, 26 MB, M
Arkangel
2000

Saskia Reeves, Samuel West, Paul Jesson, Jason O’Mara,
Abigail Docherty, David Bradley, Amanda Root, Bryan Pringle,
Steve Hodson, Sonia Ritter, Raymond Bowers, James Greene,
Nicholas Murchie, Eddie Marsan, Alex Lowe, John Rogan,
Alisdair Simpson, Chris Pavlo, Freddie Norton
18 files
2:08:38, 60.4 MB, M
BBC R3
23-Sep-2001
David Swift, Samantha Spiro, Emilia Fox, Sean Baker, David
Westhead, Chiwetel Ejiofor, David Tennant, Julian Rhind-Tutt,
Stephen Critchlow, Jonathan Keeble, David Haig, Peter Gunn,
Maxine Peake, Helen Ayres, Dermot Crowley, David Thorpe,
Philip Joseph, Simon Greene, Jordan Calvert
Music composed and performed by Simon Oakes, Adam Woters
Directed by Sally Avens
2:14:30, 189142, S
BBC WS
15-Jul-2006
16-Jul-2006
Toby Stephens
directed by David Hitchinson
2 files
1:55:38, 132 MB, S
BBC R3


Love's Labour's Lost (c. 1595)

Anna Massey, Paul Scofield, Michael Kitchen, John McEnery,
Eileen Atkins, Andrew Branch, Christopher Biggins, Clifford
Abrahams, Clifford Rose, Denise Coffey, Elizabeth Proud, Eric
Allan, Frances Jeater, Jeremy Clyde, John Baddeley, John Rye,
Robert Stephens
directed by David Spenser
2:11:41, 185190, S
Arkangel
2000

Greg Wise, Alex Jennings, Samantha Bond, Emma Fielding,
Alan Howard, Jonathan Tafler, John Warnaby, Sarah Rice,
Katharine Schlesinger, Nicholas Woodeson, Steven O’Neill,
David Horovitch, Kenneth Jay, John Dallimore, Max Bonamy,
Emily Raymond
11 files
2:26:05, 67.8 MB, S
03-Dec-2005
R7

A Midsummer Night's Dream
(1595-1596)

David Threlfall, Sylvestre le Touzel, Samuel West, Amanda
Root, Nick Bagnell, Kathryn Hunt, Richard Griffitths, Don
McBride, Derek Wormsley, Peter Sallis, Andy Cryer,
Malcolm Hebden, Becky Simpson, William Haig, Thomas
Pinner, Holly Grainger
Directed by Susan Roberts

1:57:19, 109998, S
BBC WS
1989
John Woodvine, Miranda Forbes, Philip Voss, Isla Blair, David
Timson, Steve Hodson, Patrica Brake, Frances Jeater, Richard
Griffiths, Gordon Gostalow, Richard Derrington, Brian Jameson,
David Goodeson, Haydn Wood, Frank Williams
Meg Nichols sang the fairies song
Music composed by Bernard Shaw
performed by Bernard Shaw, Trevor Hills & Mike Maxfield
adapted for radio by Richard Wigmore
Directed by Gordon House
1:31:00, 31844, M
BBC WS
16-Apr-1994
26-Apr-1994
George Harris, Claire Benedict and Adrian Lester
Adapted and directed by Hilary Norrish
2 files
1:36:24, 22 MB, M
Arkangel
1998

Roy Hudd, Amanda Root, Saskia Wickham, Rupert Penry-Jones,
Clarence Smith, Richard McCabe, David Harewood, Adjoa Andoh,
Richard Cordery, John Hollis, Alex Lowe, Sidney Livingstone,
John Dallimore, Paul Shelley, Sophie Heyman, Aicha Kossoko
10 files
2:18:38, 64.3 MB, M
BBC R3
10-May-2009
Martin Turner, Melanie Jessop, Alex Hassell, Daniel Rigby,
Catherine Bailey, James Garnon, John Paul Connolly, Elena Pavli
Ladies' Choir of the Enlightenment
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Charles Hazlewood
Directed by Tim Carroll
2:24:08, 202686, S
BBC R3
11-Sep-2011
Lesley Sharp, Toby Stephens, Robert Pugh, Roger Allam, Freddie
Fox, Nicholas Farrell, Emma Fielding, Joseph Timms, Ferdinand
Kingsley, Emerald O'Hanrahan, Anna Madeley, David Collings,
Nicholas Boulton, Sara Markland, Sam Alexander, Sam Dale,
Jessica Sian, Jay Carter, Tressa Brooks, Stuart Walker
Music by Stephanie Nunn
Director: Celia de Wolff
2:00:12, 112694, S
Kansas Public
Radio

1:32:02, 86078, S
BBC WS
1980
The Merchant of Venice
(1596-1599)
(considered a "problem play")




Peter Vaughan
adapted by Richard Wigmore
1:30:26, 21196, M
BBC R4
18-Nov-1996
Warren Mitchell, Martin Jarvis, Juliet Aubrey, Samuel West, Tracy
Wiles, Stephen Critchlow, Paul Jenkins, David Collings, John
Hartley, David Timson, Ross Livingstone, Andrew Branch
Original music by Barrington Pheloung
Adapted for radio and directed by Peter Kavanagh
3 files
2:01:14, 111 MB, S
Arkangel
1998

Hadyn Gwynne, Trevor Peacock, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Bill Nighy,
Will Keen, Matthew Delamere, Sarah-Jane Holm, Alison Reid,
David Tennant, Geoffrey Whitehead, Colin Salmon, Robert
Morgan, Ronald Herdman, Jonathan Tafler, Nicholas Murchie
20 files
2:16:39, 95.4 MB, M
BBC R3
22-Apr-2018
Ray Fearon, Colin Morgan, Hayley Atwell, Andrew Scott, Ryan
Whittle, Neerja Naik, Ryan Early, Chris Lew Kum Hoi, Lauren
Cornelius, Luke Bailey, Kerry Gooderson, Stefan Adegbola,
Javier Marzan, Neil McCaul, Clive Hayward, Rupert Holliday-Evans
Music composed by Emma Harding, performed by Kerry
Gooderson and Peter Ringrose
Adapted and directed by Emma Harding
1:59:24, 111938, S
BBC R3
01-Mar-2015

As You Like It
(1599)





Pippa Nixon, Luke Norris, Ellie Kendrick, Patrick Baladi, Adrian
Scarborough, Jonathan Coy, Sam Dale, William Houston, Paul
Heath, Bettrys Jones, David Acton, Jude Akuwudike, Ian
Conningham, Shaun Mason, Jane Slavin, Monty d'Inverno,
Johnny Flynn
Composer and Singer Johnny Flynn
Director Sally Avens

2:15:20, 126592, S
Caedmon LP
1962
--
Re-issued
1989
Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Michell, Stanley Holloway, Max Adrian
Jaques, Brian Murray, Derek Godfrey, Erik Chitty, John Church,
John Nettleton, John Shirley-Quirk, Nigel Stock, Norman
Rossington, Peter Woodthorpe, Richard Easton, Terence Scully,
Toby Robertson, Wendy Craig, Zena Walker
Director        Peter Wood
5 files
2:18:32, 31.7 MB, M
--
4 files
2:06:13, 57.8 MB, M
BBC WS
20-Jan-1979

adapted for radio by Ian Cottrell
2 files
2:17:46, 31.5 MB, M
BBC WS
01-Oct-1992
Samantha Bond, Robert Glenister, Jenny Funnell, Daniel Massey,
David Yelland, Steve Hodson
adapted and directed by Gordon House
2 files
1:54:15, 26.1 MB, M
Arkangel
2000

Niamh Cusack, Stephen Mangan, Gerard Murphy, Clarence Smith,
Victoria Hamilton, Ian Pepperell, Carolyn Backhouse, Philip Voss,
Hugh Ross, Jonathan Tafler, Sarah-Jane Holm, John Hollis, Chook
Sibtain, Sean Baker, Raymond Bowers, Matthew Morgan, Mark
Lambert, Duncan Bell
24 files
2:27:53, 69.5 MB, M
BBC R3
23-Apr-2000

Helena Bonham Carter, Natasha Little, James Fleet, David
Morrissey, Gerard Murphy, Stephen Boxer, Gavin Muir, John
McEnery, Nicholas Le Prevost, Mark Springer, Trevor Peacock,
Paul Hilton, Katy Murphy
Director: Kate Rowland
1:47:41, 201934, S
26-Nov-2005
R7

The Taming of the Shrew
(1590-1592)


Bob Peck, Cheryl Campbell, Moira Lesley, Lawrence Paine,
Stephen Tomkinson, Robert Glenister, Christopher
Fairbank, Paul Copley, Douglas Hobbs, Michael Deakin,
Anthony Jackson, William Simons, Linda Poulan, John
Baddiley, Simon Cuff, Richard Pearce, Stephen Rashbrook
Directed and adapted by Jeremy Mortimer

1:58:13, 110842, S
Caedmon LP
1961

Margaret Leighton, Trevor Howard, Miles Malleson, Elvi Hale,
Robert Stephens, Avril Elgar, David Dodimead, Edgar Wreford,
Gerald James, James Culliford, Newton Blick, Paul Daneman,
Ronnie Stevens, Willoughby Goddard
Director Howard Sackler
6 files
2:03:24, 28.2 MB, M
Arkangel
1998

Frances Barber, Roger Allam, Alan Cox, Clarence Smith, Charles
Simpson, Sean Baker, John Hollis, Elizabeth Anne O’Brien,
Michael Higgs, Keith Drinkel, Michael Deacon, Jenny Howe,
Richard Pearce, Robert Morgan, Max Digby
14 files
2:17:11, 63.8 MB, M
BBC WS
Oct-1981
All's Well That Ends Well
(1604-1605)
(considered a "problem play")


2 files
2:00:46, 27.6 MB, M
Arkangel
1998

Clive Swift, Emily Woof, Samuel West, Maggie Steed, Edward
De Souza, Denys Hawthorne, Aden Gillett, Nicholas Murchie,
John Warnaby, Michael Higgs, Jenny Howe, Rebecca Saire,
Gavin Muir, Charlotte Harvey, Scott Cherry
23 files
2:35:50, 37.4 MB, M
BBC R3
13-Oct-2002
Emma Fielding, Sian Phillips, Miriam Margolyes, Richard Griffiths,
George Baker, Simon Russell Beale, David Timson, Carl Prekopp,
Ian Masters, Ewan Bailey, Helen Longworth, Emma Field-Rayner,
Iwan Thomas, Gerard McDermott, Ben Onwukwe, Peter Darney
Music by Neil Brand
Adapted and directed by Peter Kavanagh
2:15:02, 126594, S
R4:
1993
R7:
06-Jan-2011

Twelfth Night
Eve Matheson, Michael Maloney, Carolyn Backhouse,
Simon Fielder, Joss Ackland, William Chubb, Adjoa Andoh,
Iain Cuthbertson, Rudolph Walker, Avie Nasser, Roger
Hume, Jonathan Wyatt, Jason Yates
director Nigel Bryant

2:23:31, 134563, S
BBC WS
15-Nov-1983
Kenneth Branagh
1:31:39, 21482, M
Arkangel
1998

Amanda Root, Jonathan Firth, Niamh Cusack, Julian Glover,
Dinsdale Landen, Richard Cordery, Paterson Joseph, Will Keen,
Maggie McCarthy, Alex Lowe, Peter Gunn, Scott Cherry,
Neil Stuke
18 files
2:11:02, 61.3 MB, S
BBC R3
17-May-1998
Michael Maloney, Anne-Marie Duff, John Rowe, Josette Simon,
Hugh Ross, Nicky Henson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Philip Jackson,
Dermot Crowley, Christopher Wright, Iwan Thomas, Brian Bovell
Director Eoin O'Callaghan
2:04:45, 146086, S
BBC R3
22-Apr-2012
Naomi Frederick, Trystan Gravelle, Gerard McDermott, Paul
Ready, Harry Livingstone, Rosie Cavaliero, Ron Cook, Adam
James, Vanessa Kirby, James Lailey, David Tennant, Don
Gilet, Peter Hamilton Dyer
Music composed by Roger Goula
Directed by Sally Avens
2:01::26, 113888, S
Caedmon
Records
1961
Robert Hardy, Tom Criddle, James Hayter, Ronald Ibbs,
Christopher Guinee, Willoughby Goddard, John Neville, Paul
Scofield, Richard Goolden, Norman Rossington, Vanessa
Redgrave, Siobhan McKenna, Miriam Karlin
4 files
2:09:21, 29.6 MB, M
BBC R4
02-Oct-1982
Alec McCowen, Harriet Walter, Wendy Murray, Norman Rodway,
Dilys Laye, Andrew Sachs, Bernard Hepton, Ronnie Stevens,
Peter Tuddenham, Simon Hewitt, James Aubrey, Ian Lavender,
Crawford Logan, Steve Hodson, Hugh Dickson
Music Composed and conducted by David Cain
Directed by Glyn Dearman
2:28:47, 174349, S
BBC R3
01-May-2016

The Winter's Tale (date?)
(classified a "late romance")
(considered a "problem play")
Danny Sapani, Eve Best, Shaun Dooley, Karl Johnson, Susan
Jameson, Paul Copley, Faye Castelow, Tim van Eyken, Will
Howard, Charlie Brand, Sean Baker, Brian Protheroe, Sam Rix,
Scarlett Brookes, Richard Pepple, Nick Underwood, Adie Allen,
Nicola Ferguson, James Lailey, Sargon Yelda, Ewan Bailey
Music composed by Tim Van Eyken, Singer Lisa Knapp
Director David Hunter

2:29:51, 140185, S
BBC R3
21-Jan-1982
Ronald Pickup, Hannah Gordon, Angela Pleasence, Barbara
Jefford, Derek Smith, Alan Dudley, Christopher Guard, Cyril
Luckham, David Timson, Gary Bond, George Parsons, George
Parsons, Hugh Dickson, Jill Lidstone, John Gielgud, John
Livesey, Michael Gough, Michael Spice, Michael Tudor Barnes,
Patience Tomlinson, Pauline Letts, Spencer Banks, Stella
Forge, Stephen Thorne, Steve Hodson, Theresa Streatfeild
adaptation by Martin Jenkins
2:47:27, 235497, S
BBC R3
22-Nov-1998
Tom Courtenay, Harriet Water, Jill Balcon, Tim Pigott-Smith,
Rory Campbell, Nickolas Grace, Jonathan Cullen
Music by Julie Cooper
Director Eoin O'Callaghan
4 files
2:37:48, 144 MB, S
Arkangel
2001
John Gielgud, Ciaran Hinds, Sinead Cusack, Eileen Atkins,
Paul Jesson, Julian Glover, Geoffrey Whitehead, Alex Jennings,
Alison Reid, Mark Bonnar, Anthony Jackson, Stephen Mangan,
John Hollis, Stephen Geller, Alan Cox, John McAndrew, Steve
Hodson, James Greene, Sarah-Jane Holm, Sîan Radinger,
Rebecca Saire, Charlotte Harvey, Nicholas Murchie, Jonathan
Tafler, Tanya Winsor
15 files
2:52:45, 80.2 MB, S
BBC R3
08-Feb-2004
Michael Feast, Emma Fielding, Kenneth Cranham, David Fielder,
Claire Benedict, Elianne Byrne, Graeme Hawley, Matthew Beard,
Russell Dixon, John Lloyd Fillingham, Toby Jones, Olwen May,
Deborah Mcandrew, Seamus O'Neill, James Nickerson, Jim
Findley, Jonathan Keeble
The accordion player Nigel Waterhouse
Original music was composed by Gary Yershon
Produced by Nadia Molinari
2:50:23, 239591, S
BBC R3
09-Jul-2018
Danny Sapani, Eve Best, Shaun Dooley, Karl Johnson, Susan
Jameson, Paul Copley, Faye Castelow, Tim Van Eyken, Will
Howard, Charlie Brand, Sean Baker, Brian Protheroe, Sam Rix,
Scarlett Brookes, Richard Pepple, Nick Underwood, Adie Allen,
Nicola Ferguson, James Lailey, Sargon Yelda, Ewan Bailey
Music composed by Tim Van Eyken, Singer Lisa Knapp
Director: David Hunter
2:29,:53, 140519, S
Arkangel
1999

Pericles, Prince of Tyre
(bef. 1609)
(classified a "late romance")
(not in the First Folio)
Co-authored, possilby with
George Wilkins

John Gielgud, Nigel Terry, Stella Gonet, Julie Cox, Siobhan
Redmond, Christopher Timothy, Peter Marinker, Christopher
Benjamin, Alan Cox, David Killick, Ian Gelder, Alwyne Taylor,
Lloyd Hutchinson, Sian Radinger, Alec Linstead, Jason
O’Mara, Neil Daglish, Abigail Docherty, Maynard Eziashi,
Christopher McElroy, Cameron Stewart, Tom Farrelly,
Richard Trahair
227 files
2:16:45, 64.6 MB, S
BBC R3
02-Apr-2017
Willard White, Paapa Essiedu, Sarah Malin, Colin Hurley, Barrie
Rutter, Tamzin Griffin, Adjoa Andoh, Laura Rees, Martin Turner,
Mark Straker, Tim Chipping, Martin Bassindale, Oscar Batterham
Adapted for radio and directed by Neil Bartlett
1:58:39, 111237, S
BBC R3
27-Nov-2005
Tom Mannion, Benjamin Zephaniah, Raad Rawi, Helen
Longworth, Sean Scanlan, Dermot Crowley, Paul Dinnen,
Lorcan Cranitch, Katherine Igoe, Adjoa Andoh, Peter Gevisser,
Sian Phillips, Ayesha Antoine, Nick Sayce, Ifan Meredith,
Delroy Brown
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
1:41:37, 95262, S
Arkangel
2000

The Two Noble Kinsmen
(unknown date)
(classified a "late romance")
(not in the First Folio)
attributed to Shakespeare and
John Fletcher
Simon Russell Beale, Jonathan Firth, Nigel Cooke, Helen
Schlesinger, Geoffrey Whitehead, Sarah-Jane Holm, Richard
Cordery, Adjoa Andoh, Geoffrey Beevers, James Greene,
Lucy Robinson, Nicola King, Sîan Radinger, Andrew Wincott,
Arthur Cox, Neil Daglish, Alisdair Simpson, James Wallace,
Rupert Wickham
27 files
2:56:12, 82.6 MB, S

Histories
Date Title Cast Parameters
Arkangel
1998

King John (c. 1595)
Michael Feast, Eileen Atkins, Michael Maloney, Geoffrey
Whitehead, Trevor Peacock, Bill Nighy, Margaret Robertson,
Raymond Coulthard, Jonathan Tafler, Peter England,
Anthony Jackson, Oliver Cotton, Mark Lambert, Jenny Howe,
Alison Reid, Nicholas Murchie, Scott Cherry
16 files
2:27:57, 68.9 MB, S
BBC R3
16-Apr-2017

Richard II (c. 1595)





Joel MacCormack, Geoffrey Streatfeild. John Rowe, Philip
Jackson, Steffan Rhodri, Will Howard, Christian Rodska,
Edmund Wiseman, Jaimi Barbakoff, Tom Forrister, David
Sturzaker, Simon Ludders, Joe Sims, Georgie Glen, Keiron
Self, Sion Pritchard, Alexandria Riley
Director Alison Hindell

2:07:19, 119103, S
BBC 3rd Prog
07-Jun-1961
John Gielgud, Rachel Gurney, Ralph Richardson, Michael
Goodliffe, Alan Edwards, Alan Reid, Barbara Mitchell, Bryan
Kendrick, Denis Goacher, Gabriel Woolf, Gareth Morgan,
George Howe, Hugh Dickson, Hugh Manning, John Glen,
John Witty, Keith Buckley, Keith Williams, Mark Dignam,
Nicholas Edmett, Penelope Lee, Peter Coke, Raf de la
Torre, Roderick Lovell, Wilfrid Babbage
Director John Richmond
2:32:45, 139 MB, s
BBC WS
27-Oct-1978
Gorn Grainger & Julian Glover
Adapted for radio by Gordon House
1:33:14, 21854, M
BBC WS
25-Jan-1997
Tim McInnerny & Rob Edwards
Adapted for radio by Peter Thompson
directed by Lucy Hackney
2 files
1:54:38, 26.2 MB, M
Arkangel
1999

Rupert Graves, Julian Glover, John Wood, Isla Blair, John
Nettleton, Rupert Penry-Jones, Peter Jeffrey, Edward
De Souza, Saira Todd, Susan Brown, Geoffrey Bayldon,
Steve Hodson, Ian Hughes, Robert Portal, Anthony
Jackson, Jonathan Tafler, Nicholas Murchie, Scott
Cherry, Alan Cox, Theo Fraser Steele, Sidney
Livingstone, Nicholas Lumley
20 files
2:52:19, 80.3 MB, S
BBC R3
30-Apr-2000
Samuel West, Janet Suzman, Joss Ackland, Damian
Lewis, Ronald Pickup, Toby Jones, James Laurenson,
Jamie Bamber, Philip Voss, Timothy Bateson, Sophie
Okonedo, Margot Leicester, Stephen Critchlow, Ioan
Meredith, Sean Baker, Bruce Alexander
Adapted and directed by Jeremy Mortimer
2:56:56, 165681, S
BBC R3
18-Mar-1973
Henry IV, Part 1
(bef. 1597)


Peter Jeffrey, John Rowe, Leo McKern, David Buck,
Elizabeth Spriggs, Andrew Rivers, Brian Haines, David
Gooderson, David Kincaid, Elizabeth Morgan, Fraser Kerr,
Geoffrey Matthews, Haydn Jones, Hugh Dickson, John
Pullen, Kate Binchy, Lewis Stringer, Martin Hill, Nigel
Lambert, Peter Sallis, Richard Hampton, Robin Browne,
Ronald Herdman, Sam Dastor, Terry Scully
produced by Martin Jenkins
2:29:15, 139925, S
Arkangel
1998

Julian Glover, Jamie Glover, Richard Griffiths, Alan Cox,
Elizabeth Spriggs, Peter Jeffrey, Anthony Jackson, Ian
Hughes, Mark Bonnar, Charles Simpson, Jane Slavin,
Michael N. Harbour, Nicholas Murchie, Philip Whitchurch,
Sidney Livingstone, David King, Peter England, Rachel
Lumberg, John McAndrew, Chris Pavlo, Paul Reynolds,
Justin Salinger, Alisdair Simpson
19 files
2:46:23, 77.6 MB, M
BBC WS
22-Jan-1999
Julian Glover, Jamie Glover, Jonathan Keeble, Prunella
Scales, Timothy West
Adapted and directed by Gordon House
2 files
1:55:48, 26.5 MB, m
BBC R3
25-Mar-1973
Henry IV, Part 2
(1596-1599)


Peter Jeffrey, John Rowe, Leo McKern, Elizabeth Spriggs,
Clifford Rose, Allan Cuthbertson, Andrew Rivers, Brian
Haines, Clifford Norgate, Crispin Gillard, Fraser Kerr,
Geoffrey Bayldon, Geoffrey Matthews, Haydn Jones,
Hugh Dickson, Jeffrey Segal, John Corvin, Kate Binchy,
Katherine Parr, Lewis Stringer, Nigel Anthony, Nigel
Lambert, Patricia Routledge, Robin Browne, Ronald
Herdman, Sam Dastor, Terry Scully

produced by Martin Jenkins

2:52:37, 161829, S
Arkangel
1998

Julian Glover, Jamie Glover, Richard Griffiths, Elizabeth
Spriggs, Edward De Souza, Brian Cox, Geoffrey Bayldon,
Peter Jeffrey, Eve Mathieson, Stephen Thorne, Ian
Hughes, Jane Slavin, Mark Bonnar, Christian Rodska,
Susan Brown, Sidney Livingstone, David King, Charles
Simpson, John Dallimore, Peter England, Paul Goodwin,
Michael N. Harbour, John McAndrew, Nicholas Murchie,
Chris Pavlo, Ben Porter, Paul Reynolds, Justin Salinger,
Alisdair Simpson, Philip Whitchurch
21 files
3:03:07, 85.4 MB, S
BBC WS
23-Feb-1999
Julian Glover, Jamie Glover, Jonathan Keeble, Prunella
Scales, Timothy West
Adapted and directed by Gordon House

2 files
1:56:06, 26.5 MB, m
BBC R3
18-Apr-1976
Henry V (c. 1599)



John Rowe, John Gielgud, Timothy West, Angela
Pleasence, Martin Jarvis, Alec McCowen, Anthony Hall,
Barry Foster, Betty Huntley-Wright, Clifford Norgate,
Crispin Gillbard, David Graham, Elizabeth Spriggs,
Haydn Jones, James Thomason, Jeffrey Segal, John
Rye, Malcolm Hayes, Michael Aldridge, Michael
Deacon, Michael Shannon, Patrick Troughton, Peter
Craze, Peter Jeffrey, Peter Williams, Peter
Woodthorpe, Timothy Bateson
Music by David Cain
produced and directed by Martin Jenkins
3:02:20, 256406, S
BBC WS
18-Jul-1989
David Schofield and Michael Bryant
Adapted by Brett Usher
2 files
1:55:59, 26.5 MB, M
Arkangel
1998

Brian Cox, Jamie Glover, Bill Nighy, Elizabeth Spriggs,
Edward De Souza, Malcolm Sinclair, Charles Simpson,
Ian Hughes, Steve Hodson, David Horovitch, Saira
Todd, Philip Whitchurch, Gary Bakewell, Alan Cox,
John McAndrew, Sid Livingstone, Diana Quick, David
King, Corinna Richards, Scott Cherry, Chris Crooks,
Theo Fraser Steele, Peter Novis, Chris Pavlo, Paul
Reynolds, Justin Salinger, Daniel Slater, Kim Wall
29 files
3:08:24, 88.3 MB, S
Unidentified

2:40:16, 56080, M
Home Service
22-Apr-1956
BBC R4X
12-Aug-2014

Henry at Agincourt
(extract from Henry V)
Richard Burton, John Neville, Martin Lewis, Richard
Bebb, John Gabriel, George Merritt, Dudley Jones,
Manning Wilson, Geoffrey Matthews, Hamilton Dyce,
Richard Williams, Olaf Pulet, Peter Howell
produced by John Gibson

44:01, 41188, S
BBC WS
Radio 7
20-Jul-2004 to
23-Jul-2004
26-Jul-2004
27-Jul-2004

Cry God for Harry
(adaptation from
Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2
and Henry V)

Robert Lang, Alan Howard, Brewster Mason, Peter
Egen, Donald Huston, David Buck, Susan Thomas,
Maurice Denham, Michael Godfrey, John Hollis, John
Bull, Patricia Hayes, Bernard Gallaher, David Horovich,
Tony McEwen, Stephen Thorne, Joe Dunlop, Victoria
Plucknit, Christopher Saul, David Strom, Brenda
Bruce, Hugh Dixon, Garrick Hagen, Nigel Lambert,
Jack May, Clifford Norgate, Peter Geoffrey, Sean
Barrett, Carleton Hobbs, Richard Derrington, Michael
Redgrave, Gavin Campbell, John Westbrook, Kevin
Flood, John Rye, David March, Sam Dustor,
Christopher Binead, Hayden Jones, Anthony Hall,
Michael Harbour, Carol Russo, Christopher Picknead
Adapted and Directed by Dickon Reid

6 files
5:48:55, 319 MB, S
Arkangel
2000

Henry VI, Part 1
(1591)
possibly co-authored
with Christopher Marlowe and
Thomas Nashe
David Tennant, Norman Rodway, John Bowe,
Amanda Root, Clive Merrison, Nigel Cooke, Steve
Hodson, Isla Blair, Christopher Benjamin, Anthony
Jackson, Michael N. Harbour, Christian Rodska,
David Yelland, Kelly Hunter, Raymond Bowers, Mark
Lambert, Nicholas Rowe, John Hollis, Trevor Martin,
John McAndrew, Alex Boyd-Williams, Alan Cox,
Arthur Cox, Alex Lowe, Nicholas Murchie,
Jonathan Tafler
26 files
2:39:18, 74.9 MB, S
Arkangel
2000

Henry VI, Part 2
(1591)

David Tennant, Kelly Hunter, Norman Rodway, John
Bowe, Clive Merrison, Nigel Cooke, Isla Blair, David
Troughton, Stephen Boxer, Kenneth Cranham,
Peter Marinker, Mark Lambert, Steve Hodson,
Michael N. Harbour, Christian Rodska, Patrick
O’Connell, Raymond Bowers, Jamie Glover, David
Cardy, Jenny Howe, Alex Boyd-Williams, Alan Cox,
Paul Goodwin, Alex Lowe, Colin Salmon
24 files
3:01:19, 84.7 MB, S
Arkangel
2000

Henry VI, Part 3
(1591)
David Tennant, Kelly Hunter, John Bowe, Clive
Merrison, David Troughton, Stephen Boxer, John
McAndrew, Sonia Ritter, Jonathan Tafler, Nigel
Cooke, Michael N. Harbour, Mark Lambert,
Anthony Jackson, Jamie Glover, Christian Rodska,
Gavin Muir, Raymond Bowers, Nicholas Murchie,
Jay Barrimore, Alex Boyd-Williams, Carolyn
Backhouse, David Cardy, Alex Lowe, Nicholas Rowe
28 files
2:55:22, 82.3 MB, S
BBC R7
31-Oct-2009

Richard III (c. 1593)



Ian Holm, Tom Wilkinson, Barbara Jefford, Sarah
Baddell, Melinda Walker, Pauline Letts, Philip Voss,
Brett Usher, Michael Garham Cox, Bernard Brown,
David Garth, David Learner, Brian Smith, Stephen
Thorne, Simon Hewitt, William Buckhurst,
Matthew Carroll, Graham Blockey, John Church,
Christopher Douglas, Adrian Eagan, Steve
Hodson, James Macpherson, Trevor Nichols, Sean
Prendergast, Jamie Roberts, David Sinclair, Robin
Summers, Alan Thompson
directed by Jane Morgan

2:29:09, 139835, S
BBC R3
14-Apr-2013

Douglas Henshall, Ben Miles, Anastasia Hille,
Geraldine James, Barbara Jefford, Jasmine Hyde,
Michael Maloney, Mark Bazeley, Geoffrey
Streatfield, John Rowe, Paul Bentall, Jonathan
Keeble, Stephen Critchlow, Ewan Bailey, Stuart
Bunce, Chris Moran, Damian Lynch, Rory Copus,
Alex Green, Rachel Atkins, Cherie
Taylor-Battiste, Frances Jeater, Ioan Meredith,
Gerard McDermott, Peter Marinker, Declan Wilson
music composed and realised by David Pickvance
Directed by Marc Beeby

2:49:45, 158830, S
BBC WS
01-May-1984
Simon Callow, David March, Anna Calder-Marshall
Dramatised by Anthony Vivis
directed by Gordon House
2 files
1:57:10, 26.8 MB, M
Arkangel
2000

Charles Simpson, Gavin Muir, Jamie Glover,
Nicholas Murchie, Steve Hodson, Trevor Martin,
Arthur Cox, Ben Martin, John Hollis, Jay Barrimore,
George Miller, David Troughton, Philip Voss,
Saskia Wickham, Margaret Robertson, Sonia
Ritter, Stephen Boxer, John McAndrew, David
Yelland, Mary Wimbush, Christian Rodska, Peter
Marinker, Cameron Powie, Helena Rice, Colin
Salmon, David Tennant
25 files
3:33:53, 99.7 MB, S
BBC R3
28-Aug-2016

Henry VIII
(bef. 1613)

co-authored with John Fletcher

Matthew Marsh, Yolanda Vazquez, Patrick
Malahide, Joseph Mydell, Adam Godley, Stuart
McQuarrie, Ann Beach, Donnla Hughes, Paul
Rider, Chris Pavlo, Stephen Critchlow, Gunnar
Cauthery, Jonathan Tafler, Dan Starkey, Sonny
Crowe, Jill Cardo, Robert Lonsdale, Manjeet
Mann, Inam Mirza, Malcolm Tierney
Pipe and Tabor played by Bill Tuck
Adapted and directed by Jeremy Mortimer

2:09:40, 121298, S
BBC R4
31-Jul-1977
07-Aug-1977
Richard Burton, Robert Lang, Sian Phillips,
Stephen Murray, Flora Robsen, Douglas
Blackwell, Kevin Flood, Jonathan Scon,
Kenneth Shanley, Peter Howell, Timothy
Bateson, Jack May, James Thomason, Gavin
Campbell, Henry Knowles, Peter Bull, Malcolm
Gerard, John Gielgud, Keith Drinkel, Lyndon
Brook, Richard Pearson, Joan Matheson,
Neville Jason, Pauline Letts, Peter Craze
Music By: Christopher Whelen
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
1:49:01, 99.8 MB, S
Arkangel
2000

Paul Jesson, Jane Lapotaire, Timothy West,
Anton Lesser, David Yelland, Steve Hodson, Ian
Gelder, Michael N. Harbour, David Shaw Parker,
Anthony Jackson, Sean Baker, Nicholas
Murchie, Katharine Schlesinger, Maria Charles,
Alan Westaway, Stephen Mangan, John
McAndrew, Alan Cox, Nicholas Rowe
19 files
2:48:51, 78.6 MB, S
BBC 3rd Prog
28-Nov-1963
The Reign of King
Edward III
(c. 1596)
at least partly written by
Shakespeare
(not in the First Folio)
Gabriel Woolf, Stephen Murray, Googie Withers,
Philip Morant, Norman Shelley, Gordon Faith,
John Westbrook, John Ruddock, Carleton
Hobbs, Fraser Kerr, John Boxer, Alan Haines,
Stephen Thorne, Ralph Truman, John Baddeley,
Peter Pratt, Timothy Harley, Bruce Condell,
Margaret Wolfitt, Stephen Thorne, Alan Haines,
Isabel Rennie, Petronella Barker, Gordon Faith,
Gabriel Woolf, Peter Pratt
Adapted and produced by Raymond Raikes
1:29:56, 84311, M

Tragedies
Date Title Cast Parameters
Arkangel
2000

Troilus and Cressida (1602)
(considered a "problem play")

Ian Pepperell, Julia Ford, Norman Rodway, Gerard Murphy,
Philip Voss, David Troughton, Julian Wadham, Charles
Simpson, Duncan Bell, Clifford Rose, Rob Edwards, Trevor
Martin, Michael Higgs, Chook Sibtain, Ben Martin, Carolyn
Backhouse, Ian Gelder, Mark Lambert, Annabel Capper,
Elli Garnett, Rupert Mason
25 files
3:04:59, 86.5 MB, S
BBC R3
30-Oct-2005
Paterson Joseph, Derek Griffiths, Jimmy Akingbola, Nikki
Amuka-Bird, Gerard McDermott, John Cummins, John Rowe,
Harry Myers, Toby Jones, Neil Dudgeon, Jim Sturgess,
Paul Rhys, Jonathan Keeble, Colleen Prendergast, Ray
Fearon, Chu Omambala, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Burt Caesar,
Ndidi Ama
Directed by Marc Beeby
2:30:05. 211048, S
BBC R3
20-Sep-1979
Coriolanus (1605-1608)

Richard Pasco, Fabia Drake, Tim Pigott-Smith, Cyril
Luckham, Jack May, Adrian Egan, Andrew Branch, Brian
Haines, Brian Sanders, Danny Schiller, Derek Godfrey, Eric
Allan, Fred Bryant, Gordon Dulieu, Harold Kasket, Hilda
Kriseman, Joe Dunlop, John Bull, John Gabriel, Leonard
Fenton, Michael McStay, Michael Spice, Petra Davies,
Philip Sully, Phillip Voss, Roger Hammond, Rosalind Shanks,
Tammy Ustinov
Music by Michael Steer
Directed by Ian Cotterell

2:43:37, 230085, S
Arkangel
1999
Paul Jesson, Ewan Hooper, Marjorie Yates, Steve
Hawthorne, Denys Hawthorne, Martin Marquez, Michael N.
Harbour, Anthony Jackson, Shirley Dixon, Sarah
Woodward, Trevor Martin, Jamie Glover, Michael Higgs,
Jonathan Tafler, Mark Bonnar, Philip Bretherton,
Christopher Luscombe, Freddie Norton
29 files
3:08:40, 88.4 MB, M
Arkangel
1999

Titus Andronicus (1588-1593)
probably with George Peele
David Troughton, Harriet Walter, Paterson Joseph, David
Burke, Ian Hughes, Emma Gregory, Will Keen, John
McAndrew, Charles Simpson, Nicholas Murchie, Nigel Cooke,
Alisdair Simpson, Alex Lowe, Chris Pavlo, Marjorie Yates,
Steven Geller
19 files
2:42:24, 75.7 MB, S
BBC R3
27-Apr-2014

Romeo and Juliet (1591-1595)
Trystan Gravelle, Vanessa Kirby, Rosie Cavaliero, Ron Cook,
David Tennant, Paul Ready, Adam James, Carl Prekopp,
Johnny Flynn, James Lailey, Naomi Frederick, Peter Dyer,
Don Gilet, Christine Absalom, Harry Livingstone, Joe Sims,
Tracy Wiles
Composer Roger Goula
Director Jessica Dromgoole

1:58:27, 110794, S
BBC R3
16-Jun-1983
Ian Saynor, Harriet Walter, Bill Nighy, Stephen Thorne,
Elizabeth Spriggs, Alex Jennings, Danny Schiller, David
Gooderson, David Peart, Frances Jeater, Hilda Schroder,
Hugh Dickson, James Bryce, Jeremy Booker, Ronald
Baddiley, Steve Hodson, Stuart Organ, Timothy Bateson
Director Richard Wortley
2:16:37, 128085, S
BBC WS
08-Feb-1988
14-Feb-1988
Katharine Schlesinger, Dominic Guard
Adapted by Brett Usher
directed by David Hitchinson
2 files
1:55:58, 26.5 MB, M
BBC R3
25-Apr-1993
Iam Holm, Norman Rodway, Nicholas Farrell, Bernard Hepton,
Richard Briers, Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Callow,
Ian Glen, John Gielgud, Dilys Laye, Sheila Hancock,
Samantha Bond, Judi Dench, Sean Barrett, Patti Holloway,
Alex Lowe, Shaun Prendergast
Music by Patrick Doyle
Directors Kenneth Branagh and Glyn Dearman
6 files
3:11:13, 43.7 MB, M
Arkangel
1998

Joseph Fiennes, Maria Miles, Elizabeth Spriggs, Clive Swift,
Trevor Peacock, David Tennant, Jonathan Tafler, Raymond
Coulthard, Scott Cherry, Andrew Wincott, Geoffrey Beevers,
Liz Kettle, Matthew Morgan, Nicholas Murchie, Richard
Pearce, Margaret Robertson
26 files
3:02:52, 85.5 MB, M
BBC R3
03-Oct-1999
Douglas Henshall, Sophie Dahl, Milo O'Shea, Freddie Jones,
Susannah York, Patti Love, Andrew Scott, Iwan Thomas,
Ben Crowe, Jenny Lee, Ioan Meredith, Richard Trahalr,
Harry Myers, David Brooks, Matthew Ghll
Adapted and directed by Peter Kavanagh
2:51:39, 160918, S
BBC WS
2003
Jasmine Hyde, Ian Robertson, David Calder, Karl Johnson
adapted by Paul Brennen
Directed by Marion Nancarrow
2 files
1:55:19, 105 MB, S
LA TheatreWorks
2012
Calista Flockhart, Matthew Wolf, Julie White, Alan Mandell,
Richard Chamberlain, Nicholas Hormann, Josh Stamberg,
Mark J. Sullivan, Logan Fahey, Alfred Molina, Henry Clarke,
Lily Knight, Janine Barris, Darren Richardson, Alan
Shearman, André Sogliuzzo, Sarah Zimmerman
Directed by Martin Jarvis
2:53:34, 244577, S
Arkangel
1999

Timon of Athens (1605-1606)
(considered a "problem play")
probably with Thomas Middleton
Alan Howard, Norman Rodway, Damian Lewis, John
McAndrew, Paul Jesson, David Ross, Michael N. Harbour,
Jonathan Tafler, Clifford Rose, John Hollis, Rupert Wickham,
Chook Sibtain, Alex Lowe, Alex Boyd-Williams, Alex
McSweeney, Nicholas Rowe, Alan Westaway, John Rogan,
Carolyn Backhouse, Michelle Frost, Nick Monu,
David Shaw Parker
17 files
2:18:21, 64.5 MB, S
BBC R4
03-May-2016 to
05-May-2016

Julius Caesar (1599)





Tim Pigott-Smith, Robert Glenister, Sam Troughton, Jamie
Parker, Philip Fox, Fenella Woolgar, Neet Mohan, Adam
Thomas Wright, Jessica Turner, Stephen Critchlow, David
Hounslow, David Acton, Chris Pavlo, Sam Dale, Mark
Edel-Hunt, Wilf Scolding
Directed by Marc Beeby

3 files
2:08:26, 117 MB, S

BBC WS
1977
Jack May
Heil Caesar written by John Griffith Bowen
adapted for radio by Dickon Reed
1:00:22, 14149, M
BBC R3
30-Sep-1990
Paul Daneman, Michael Maloney, Clive Merrison, Gerard
Murphy, Emily Richard, Jo Kendall, Gary Waldhorn, Peter
Howell, Joe Dunlop, Charles Simpson, Paul Downing, Ben
Onwukwe, Godfrey Kenton, David Goudge, Michael
Graham Cox, Stephen Garlick, John Gabriel
 Lute played by Christopher Wilson
Music for drums composed and played by Ann Collis
Produced by Richard Imison
2:20:01, 131438, S
LA TheatreWorks
1994
Richard Dreyfus, Kelsey Grammer, Stacey Keach, Jobeth
Williams, Harold Gould, Bonnie Bedelia, John de Lancie,
Paul Winfield, David Birney, John Randolph
Directed by Martin Jenkins
2:00:43, 111170, S
Arkangel
1998

Michael Feast, John Bowe, Adrian Lester, Geoffrey
Whitehead, Estelle Kohler, Jonathan Tayler, Shirley
Dixon, Keith Drinkel, Bill Homewood, Will Keen, Sean
Baker, Nicholas Murchie, Paul Goodwin, John Dallimore,
David King, Scott Cherry, Theo Fraser Steele, Gerard
Logan, Chris Pavlo
18 files
2:26:34, 68.4 MB, S
BBC R3
26-Sep-1999
Nicholas Farrell, Samantha Bond, Gerard Murphy, Stella
Gonet, Jonathan Firth, Colin McFarlane, Nikolas Grace,
Hugh Ross, John Rowe, Ian Pepperl, John McAndrew,
Sean Baker, Ian Jeffes
Directed by Eoin O'Callaghan
2:20:57, 132155, S
BBC WS
1979
Radio 7
12-Jul-2004 to
19-Jul-2004
--
05-Feb-2005 to
12-Mar-2005
An adaptation from Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra
Paul Hardwick, Roy Detrise, Edward Hardwick, Ian
Hogg, Peter Woodthorpe, Sheila Allen, Eva Stuart,
Garrard Greene, Alan Penn, Julian Fox, Geoffrey
Matthews, Jean Rodgers, Neville Jason, Peter
Wittman, Martin Jarvis, Phillip Fox, Fred Bryant,
Brian Carroll, Brian Haines, Geoffrey Beavers, Maxine
Audley, Peter Geoffrey, Phillip Sully, Robert French,
Candida Fawcett, Rosalind Ayres, Peter Wickham,
Hugh Dixon, Penelope Lee, Michael McStay, Peter
Pacey, Walter Hall, Michael Bilton, Peter Crays,
Peter Dixon, Oliver Ford-Davis, David Strong
Adapted and Directed by Dickon Reid
6 files
5:50:46, 321 MB, S
BBC Network 3
23-Apr-1966
R7:
06-Oct-2007

Macbeth (c. 1606)
Paul Scofield, Peggy Ashcroft, Alec McCowen, David
Weston, John Justin, John Westbrook, Timothy West,
Walter Fitzgerald, Griselda Harvey, Marie O’Farrell, Sylvia
Coleridge, Jane Wenham, Nicholas Charles, John Dearth,
John Humphrey, Fraser Kerr, Glyn Dearman, Brian
Hewlett, John Hollis, Stephen Thorne, Noel Howlett,
Cecile Chevreau, Preston Lockwood
Produced by John Tydeman

2:13:51, 125489, S
ABC RN
09-Oct-2011
16-Oct-2011
23-Oct-2011

Nicholas Garsden, Ksenja Logos, David Millor, Paul
Blackwell, Adam Twilmenham, Elinor Kalapetis, Kate
Wadey, Caitlin Machinner, Jeff Revel, Mac Russell,
Nicholas Martin, Karen McNamara, Michael Hill,
Michael Habit, Curt Murray, Rowan Hopkins,
Matt Russell
Sound Engineer Tom Henry
Producer Christopher Williams

commentary
19:33, 18295, S
performance 3 files
2:20:47, 128 MB, S

BBC R3
17-May-2015

Neil Dudgeon, Emma Fielding, Shaun Dooley, Paul Hilton,
Jane Slavin, Carl Prekopp, Ayesha Antoine, David Hounslow,
Ian Conningham, Alex Waldmann, Anastasia Hille, Kasper
Hilton-Hille, Stephen Critchlow, Mark Edel-Hunt, David
Acton, Sam Dale, Sam Valentine, Rose Hilton-Hille
Composer    Timothy X Atack
Director    Marc Beeby

1:59:14, 111539, S
RTE
1979
Aiden Grennell
1:55:59, 108730, S
BBC R4
23-Apr-1984
Carole Boyd, Susan Brown, Pauline Siddle, Clifford Rose,
Stuart Organ, John Holus, Geoffrey Collins, Sean Barrett,
Denis Quilley, Nigel Terry, David Peart, Hannah Gordon,
John Webb, Elizabeth Lindsay, John Rowe, Richard Huw,
Michael Bilton, Kerry Francis, James Bryce, Jane Wenham,
Manning Wilson, Jane Knowles, James Kerry, Michael Jenner,
Music By: Ilona Sekacz
Directed By: Martin Jenkins

4 files
2:07:36, 116 MB, S
BBC WS
12-Jan-1991
14-Jan-1991
Ian Holm
Adapted and directed by David Hitchinson

2 files
1:55:04, 26.3 MB, M
BBC R4
28-Dec-1995
Steven Berkoff, Linda Marlowe, Cleo Laine, Lee Montague,
Timothy Walker, Ian Hogg, Samuel West, Craig Charles,
Suzan Sylvester, William Russell, Howard Goorney, Dyfed
Thomas, Gary Raymond, Michael Grandage, Harry Peacock,
Thomas Orange
Music composed and arranged by Mark Glentworth
Adapted and produced by David Benedictus
2:00:13, 112717, S
Arkangel
1998

Hugh Ross, Harriet Walter, John Bowe, Gary Bakewell,
Mark Bonnar, Denys Hawthorne, Shirley Dixon, Margaret
Robertson, Maureen Beattie, David Tennant, Sean Baker,
Gavin Muir, Peter England, Michael Deacon, Alasdair
Galbraith, Sidney Livingstone, Alex Lowe, Nicholas Murchie
29 files
2:18:53, 65.7 MB, M
BBC R3
10-Sep-2000
Ken Stott, Phyllis Logan, Tom Mannion, Liam Brennan, Hugh
Ross, Alan Cox, Paul Higgins, Alastair Galbraith, Kenny
Ireland, Graham Crowden, Ken Drury, Iain Stuart Robinson,
Tracy Wiles, Kathleen McGoldrick, William McBain,  Gavin
Muir, Stuart Wilkinson, Alex Ferns, Ben MacLeod
Directed by Richard Eyre
Music composed by Dominic Muldowney
1:49:40, 102820, S
LA Theatre Works
2011

James Marsters, Joanne Whalley, Josh Cooke, JD Cullum,
Dan Donohue, Jeannie Elias, Chuma Gault, Jon Matthews,
Alan Shearman, André Sogliuzzo, Kate Steele, Kris Tabori
Directed by Martin Jarvis
2 files
1:57:58, 108 MB, S
BBC R4
13-Aug-2007 to
17-Aug-2007
Macbeth Remixed
Liam Brennan, Fiona Watson, Alex Wolfe
Written by Chris Dolan
Produced by Penny Latin
5 files
1:11:02, 65.0 MB, S
BBC R3
07-Apr-2013
Dunsinane by David Greig (a sequel)
Jonny Phillips, Siobhan Redmond, Jack Farthing, Brian
Ferguson, Ewan Stewart, Alex Mann, Daniel Rose, Joshua
Jenkins, Sandy Grierson, Lisa Hogg
Director, Roxana Silbert
Producer, David Ian Neville
1:40:01, 93768, S
BBC R4
24-Mar-2014 to
28-Mar-2014
Hamlet (1599-1602)
Jamie Parker, David Seddon, Paul Hilton, Anastasia
Hille, James Laurenson, Tom Mison, Lizy Watts,
Robert Blythe, Ben Crowe, Michael Shelford, Will
Howard, Nicholas Murchie, Harry Myers, Carl Prekopp,
Rik Warden, Hannah Wood
Director Marc Beeby
5 files
3:26:00, 188 MB, S
ABC:
18-Mar-2012 to
08-Apr-2012
Tim Walter, William Zappa, Linda Cropper, Ron Falk,
Peter Kowitz, Richard Pyros, Michael Denkha, Yalin
Ozucelik, Simon London, Matt Edgerton, Nathan
O'Keefe, Susan Prior, Ben Wood, Elan Zavelsky,
Sam Haft, John Gregg, Rebecca Havey, Kit Brookman
Producer: Anne Wynter
Audio Director: Russell Stapleton
Composer: Pete Neville
Musicians: Rosalind Graham, Christina Brain,
Tony Wheeler, Pete Neville
Production Manager: Zoe Backes
4 files
3:29:06, 191 MB, S
Columbia
Workshop
19-Sep-1936
14-Nov-1936
Hamlet, Acts 1-2; Acts 3-5
adapted by Orson Welles
2 files
0:59:33, 27.2 MB, M
BBC 3rd Prog
26-Dec-1948
John Gielgud, Richard Williams, Stanley Groome, Sebastian
Shaw, Anthony Jacobs, Andrew Cruickshank, Hugh
Manning, Hugh Burden, Ballol Holloway, Marian Spencer,
Celia Johnson, Leon Quartermaine, Frank Atkinson, Bryan
Coleman, John Chandos, Hugh Griffith, Denise Bryer, Andrew
Faulds, Denis McCarthy, Charles Leno, Preston Lockwood,
Arthur Ridley
Production by John Richmond
3 files
3:26:03, 94.3 MB, M
Woodfall Film
Productions
1969
Nicol Williamson, Marianne Faithfull, Anthony Hopkins,
Judy Parfitt
Music by Patrick Gowers
Adapted and directed by Tony Richardson
Produced by Hans Gottchalk
1:52:50, 158664, s
BBC WS
04-Sep-1983
06-Sep-1983
John Duttine; Peter Vaughn
Adapted for radio by Colin Davis
Directed by Gordon House
2 files
1:57:44, 26.9 MB, M
BBC R3
1992
Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Judy Dench, Richard Briers,
Michael Williams, Sophie Thompson, James Willby, Michael
Elphick, Michael Horden, Emma Thompson, John Geilgud,
Gerard Holland, Christopher Ravenscroft, Richard Clifford,
James Symonds, Paul Gregory, Alex Lowe, Andrew Jarvis,
Mark Hadfield, Sean Prendergast, Abigail Reynolds
Music Composed by Patrick Doyle
realised by Patrick Doyle and John Powell
Directed by Kenneth Branagh and Glyn Dearman
3 files
3:52:31, 213 MB, S
Arkangel
1999

Simon Russell Beale, Imogen Stubbs, Jane Lapotaire, Bob
Peck, Norman Rodway, Paul Jesson, Alan Cox, Damian
Lewis, John McAndrew, Clarence Smith, Clifford Rose,
Chook Sibtain, Nicholas Rowe, Alex Boyd-Williams, Nicholas
Murchie, Steven O’Neill, Alan Westaway, Alex McSweeney,
Nick Monu
21 files
3:25:19, 95.5 MB, M
BBC R3
12-Sep-1999
Jenny Bardwell, Michael Sheen, Kenneth Cranham, Richard
Johnson, Juliet Stevenson, David Bradley, Dominic Mafham,
Ellie Beavan, James Purefoy, Stephen Hogan, Richard Lynch,
Colin McFarlane, Conrad Nelson, Giles Fagan, Nicholas
Woodeson, William Key, Nicholas Tennant, Richard Pearce,
Robert Harper, David de Keyser, Timothy Spall
Music by Conrad Nelson
Fight direction by William Hobbs
Adapted and directed by Jeremy Mortimer
Producer Jenny Bardwell
3:26:33, 48183, m
26-Dec-2006 King Lear (1605-1606)
King Lear on Boxing Day
Francine Stock, Fiona Shaw, Oliver Ford Davis,
Jonathan Bate, Richard Dutton, Brett Dolman,
Tiffany Stern, Ivan Day
musicians Passamezzo
produced by Beattie Rubens
87:35, 82112, S
BBC R3
08-May-2016
Ian McDiarmid, Madeleine Worrall, Frances Grey, Joanna
Vanderham, Bill Paterson, Finn den Hertog, Paul Higgins,
Brian Vernel, Steven Robertson, Steven Cree, Owen
Whitelaw, Sean Murray, Simon Harrison, Ewan Bailey
Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane
149:56, 140253, S
BBC R3
15-Dec-1974
Paul Gaymon, Peter Pacey, Stephen Thorne, Norman
Rodway, Alec Guinness, Cyril Cusack, Ronald Pickup, Jill
Bennett, Eileen Atkins, Sarah Badel, Robert Powell, Trevor
Martin, Julian Curry, Donald Douglas, Andrew Sachs,
Michael Deacon, David Timson, Rolf Lefebvre, Peter Williams

Producer: John Tydeman
4 files
3:01:46, 166 MB, S
BBC WS
28-Jun-1986
30-Jun-1986
Trevor Howard
Adapted by Brett Usher
Directed by Walter Acosta
2 files
2:25:20, 33.2 MB, M
BBC R3
10-Apr-1994
John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi, Robert Stephens, John Shrapnel,
Keith Michelle, Richard Briers, Ian Glen, Kenneth Branagh,
Michael Williams, Bob Hoskins, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins,
Emma Thompson, Maurice Denham, Simon Russell Beale,
Bernard Cribbins, Nicholas Grace, Peter Hall
Co-produced by Kenneth Branagh and Glyn Dearman
Directed by Glyn Dearman
3 files
3:13:30, 265 MB, S
Arkangel
2001
Trevor Peacock, Clive Merrison, Anton Lesser, Penny
Downie, Samantha Bond, Julia Ford, Gerard Murphy, David
Tennant, John Rogan, David Horovitch, Rob Edwards,
Jonathan Tafler, Clifford Rose, John McAndrew, Christopher
Gee, David Shaw Parker, Alex Lowe
26 files
3:08:29, 88.1 MB, M
BBC R3
16-Sep-2001
Corin Redgrave, David Troughton, John Carlisle, Geraldine
James, Kika Markham, Justine Waddell, William Houston,
Robert Glenister, John Rowe, Clive Francis, Paul Copley,
Struan Rodger, Sean Baker, Gavin Muir
Music composed by Elizabeth Parker
Directed by Cherry Cookson
2:37:40, 258675, S
BBC WS
23-DEc-2006
Philip Madoc, Mali Harries, Fiona Shaw, Deborah Findlay,
Nigel Anthony, Jasper Britton, James Loye, Philip Jackson,
Andrew Sachs, John McAndrew, Andrew Wincott, Patrick
Brennan, Joseph Kloska, Gerard McDermott, Thomas Arnold
Directed by Alison Hindell
Executive Producer: Marion Nancarrow
1:52:58, 105903, S
27-Feb-2010 Othello (1603)





Conrad Nelson, Matt Connor, Geoff Leesley, Lenny Henry,
Richard Standing, David Beckford, Simon Holland Roberts,
Jessica Harris, Andy Cryer, Sara Poyzer, Chris Pearse,
Victoria Gee
Directed by Barrie Rutter
1:58:03, 110675, S
US Suspense
04-May-1953
11-May-1953

2 files
58:37, 13.4 MB, M
BBC R3
12-Nov-1972
& repeats
Peter Egan, Nicol Williamson, Francis de Wolf, Paul Scofield,
Martin Jarvis, Godfrey Kenton, John Ruddock, Brian Haynes,
Rosalind Shanks, Malcolm Terris, Hannah Gordon, Rosalind
Adams, John Rye, Martin Friend, Nigel Graham, Brian
Haines, Michael Kilgarriff, Jonathan Scott, Peter Tuddenham
Directed by John Tydeman
4 files
2:59:48, 164 MB, S
BBC WS
21-May-1996
27-May-1996
Art Malik
adapted by John Foley
directed by David Hitchinson
2 files
1:55:41, 26.4 MB, M
Arkangel
2001

Don Warrington, David Threlfall, Anne-Marie Duff, Jasper
Britton, Stephen Mangan, Clive Swift, Suzanne Bertish,
Julian Glover, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Will Keen, Chris
Crooks, Alan David, Mark Bonnar, James Greene,
Jonathan Tafler
17 files
3:01:19, 84.2 MB, M
BBC WS
2004
Hugh Quarshie, Juliet Aubrey, Art Malik
Directed by David Hitchinson
2 files
1:55:02, 118 MB, S
BBC R3
04-May-2008
Edward Bennett, Ewan McGregor, James Laurenson, Chiwetel
Ejiofor, Tom Hiddleston, Alastair Sims, David Mara, Michael
Hadley, Kelly Reilly, Michael Jenn, Michelle Fairley,
Martina Laird
Music: Adam Cork
Director: Michael Grandage
5 files
2:40:16, 146 MB, S
BBC R3
20-Apr-2014
Antony and Cleopatra
(c. 1607)
(see also part of Noble Romans
under Julius Ceasar above)


Kenneth Branagh, Alex Kingston, Geoffrey Streatfeild,
Robert Pugh, Nigel Anthony, Simon Armstrong, Matthew
Gravelle, Alun Raglan, Priyanga Burford, Richard Clifford,
Richard Harrington, Janice Acquah, Don Gilet, Ewan
Bailey, Will Howard, Peter Polycarpou
Composer Elizabeth Purnell
Director Alison Hindell
144:41, 135349, S
Arkangel
1999
Ciaran Hinds, Estelle Kohler, David Burke, Ian Hughes, Eve
Matheson, Emma Gregory, Trevor Martin, Charles Simpson,
Tracy-Ann Oberman, John McAndrew, Steve Hodson, Arthur
Cox, Michael N. Harbour, Jonathan Tafler, Mark Bonnar,
Will Keen, Gary Bakewell, Richard Durden, Christopher
Luscombe, David Bannerman, Sean Baker, Philip Bretherton,
Anthony Jackson, Martin Marquez, Nicholas Murchie, Alisdair
Simpson, Stephen Thorne
42 files
3:22:43, 96 MB, M
BBC R3
27-Oct-2002
Frances Barber, David Harewood, Roger Allam, Colin
Tierney, Ewan Hooper, Amanda Root, Garry Cooper, Claire
Rushbrook, Helen Longworth, Paul Hilton, Ben Onwukwe,
Martin Hyder, Gerard McDermott, Sean Baker, Peter
Marinker, Ben Crowe, Jonny Phillips, Ian Masters, Peter
Darney, Carl Prekopp
Original music composed by Sylvia Hallett
Directed by Mary Peate
2:53:17, 202905, S
BBC 3rd Prog
22-Dec-1957
Cymbeline (bef. 1611)
(also classified a "late romance")

Peggy Ashcroft, Joan Miller, Geoffrey Keen, Mark Dignam,
Cyril Luckham, Richard Johnson, Clive Revill, Robert Harris
Directed by Peter Hall
2:24:56, 134945, M
Arkangel
2001
Jack Shepherd, Sophie Thompson, Ben Porter, Stephen
Moore, Ron Cook, Stephen Mangan, Suzanne Bertish,
Ian Hughes, Will Keen, James Greene, Charlie Woods, Max
Bonamy, Rupert Mason, Annabel Capper, James Reynard,
Julius Barnett
27 files
3:19:10, 93.2 MB, M
BBC R3
17-Dec-2006

Bill Wallis, Nia Roberts, William Houston, Sian Phillips, Andrew
Wincott, Russell Gomer, Joseph Kloska, Gareth Armstrong,
Christian Shaw, Meilyr Sion, John Labanowski, Richard Elfyn,
Dorien Thomas, Manon Edwards
Original music by John Hardy
Directed by Alison Hindell
2:30:37, 141200, S

Poems
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
BBC WS
03-Apr-1993
Venus And Adonis (1593)
(poem not in the canon of plays)

Susan Fleetwood, Michael Maloney, Norman Rodway
directed by Hilary Norrish
55:34, 13027, M
BBC R3
25-Apr-2004

Nicholas Boulton, Claire Skinner, Chris Moran
Directed by Sara Benaim
1:14:15, 69646, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Selection Records
JEC 505
recorded 1907
Beerbohm Tree
  1. Antony's Lament (Julius Caesar)
  2. Solioquy on the Death of Kings
    (Richard II)
  3. Falstaff's Speech on Honour
    (Henry IV, Part I)
  4. Hamlet's Solioquy on Death
    (Hamlet)
  5. Svengali Mesmerizes Trilby
    (Du Maurier, Trilby)
Sir Beerbohm Tree
2 files
13:39, 12.5 MB, M
14-Nov-2005 to
18-Nov-2005
Shakespeare Stories
  1. Othello from Italian writer
    Gerald Cinthio's Hecatommithi
  2. The Winter’s Tale from Robert
    Greene's prose romance
    Pandosto 
  3. Measure for Measure from
    George Whetstone's Promos
    and Cassandra
  4. Macbeth from Raphael
    Holinshed's Chronicles of
    England, Scotland and Wales
  5. Romeo and Juliet from
    Arthur Brooke's The Tragicall
    Historye of Romeus and Juliet
Read by Simon Russell Beale, Gerard Murphy,
Claire Skinner, Stephen Boxer, Prunella Scales
Abridged by Gordon House
Directed by Claudine Toutoungi
13:24, 6288, m
13:55, 6527, m
13:43, 6434, m
13:32, 6346, m
14:04, 6595, S
20-Oct-2005 Faking the Classics – Shakespeare Jonathan Bate
Produced by Sarah Jane Hall
28:10, 26412, S
28-Oct-2007 Adventures in Poetry 8- 4 – Portia's speech in
defence of Antonio in the Merchant of Venice
  27:56, 26200, S
29-Dec-2012 Shakespeare Is German
Patrick Spottiswoode
Produced by Clive Brill

27:22, 25608, S
18-Feb-2013 Who Was Rosalind?
Susan Hitch
Produced by Martin Smith

28:02, 26268, S
17-Dec-2012 to
21-Dec-2012
Shakespeare's Local - Six Centuries of History
Seen through One Extraordinary Pub
by Pete Brown
Tony Robinson
Producer: Justine Willett
13:49, 12931, S
13:34, 12697, S
13:28, 12604, S
13:27, 12586, S
13:42, 12821, S