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The Tempest (1939)

Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Wheatley ...
Alonso
Oliver Burt ...
Sebastian
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Prospero
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Antonio (as Basil C. Langton)
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Ferdinand
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Gonzalo
Stuart Latham ...
Adrian
Graham Payn ...
Francisco
George Devine ...
Caliban
Richard Goolden ...
Trinculo
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Stephano
...
Ship's Master
Erik Chitty ...
Boatswain
...
Miranda
...
Ariel
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Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.

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Fantasy

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5 February 1939 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This programme is believed to be lost, along with all other television plays aired on the BBC during the 1930s. See more »

Connections

Version of Der Sturm (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

The Tempest: Incidental Music, Op. 109
1926
Music by Jean Sibelius
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