Theatre Royal Vol.8: Classics from Britain II | Divine Art HMD26212

Theatre Royal Vol.8: Classics from Britain II

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Label: Divine Art

Cat No: HMD26212

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Audiobook: Drama

Release Date: 26th February 2016

Contents

Artists

Laurence Olivier
John Gielgud

Artists

Laurence Olivier
John Gielgud

About

Theatre Royal was a series of radio dramas, adapted from English, American, French and Russian stories and novels, among others. It was first broadcast by the BBC in 1952-3 and shortly afterwards it was launched in the USA by NBC. It is notable for being the only radio drama in which Laurence Olivier starred, and also featured some of the most respected names in British theater.

The nine volumes are all packaged as 2-CD sets, each of which has 4 or 5 episodes which are linked for example there is a Russian fiction set, one devoted to Dickens, and so on.

The original broadcasts are out of copyright, but the only known existing versions, re-mastered several years ago and also again in 2012, are the property of Heritage Media (now a division of Divine Art).

Vol.8: Classics from Britain II

Oscar Wilde - The Canterville Ghost
Oscar Wilde - Lord Arthur Savile's Crimes
Graham Greene - When Greek Meets Greek
Max Beerbohm - The Happy Hypocrite
Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud

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