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Radiotimes25january1979

From the Radio Times 25/01/1979

Mobydick

Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Adapted by Henry Reed
First broadcast, 1947
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Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Adapted by Henry Reed
Directed by John Tydeman and Ian Cotterell
Music by Antony Hopkins
BBC Symphony Orchestra with the BBC Northern Singers conducted by the composer
BBC Radio 4 Hi-Fi Theatre 25.01.1979

A new stereophonic production of Henry Reed's radio version of the novel by Herman Melville.

The CastEdit

1947 Production

Broadcast 26/1/1947

Captain Ahab ... Ralph Richardson
Father Mapple ... Valentine Dyall
Ishmael ... Cyril Cusack
Queequeg ... Harry Quashie
Captain Peleg; Captain Boomer ... Mark Dignam
Starbuck ... Bernard Miles
Charity ... Betty Hardy
Captain Bildad ... Bryan Powley
Pip ... Brian Weske
Flask ... Anthony Oliver
Stubb ... James McKechnie
First Sailor ... Alexander Sarner
Manx Sailor ... Lawrence Henry
Second Sailor ... Malcolm Graeme
Cabaco ... Antony Hopkins
Doughboy ... John Vere
A Sailor ... Francis de Wolff
Captain Mayhew ... William Trent
Fedallah ... Gerik Schjelderup and Carleton Hobbs

Story by Herman Melville
Adapted by Henry Reed
Music by Antony Hopkins
Prodcued by Stephen Potter


1979 Production

Captain Ahab ... Colin Blakely
Ishmael ... Philip Sully
Father Maple ... Marius Goring
Starbuck ... Malcolm Hayes
Pip ... Adam Godley
Stubb ... Sean Barrett
Flask ... John Hollis
Captain Peleg ... Geoffrey Matthews
Elijah ... Lewis Stringer
The Manxman ... Bill Monks
Queequeg ... Mark Heath
Captain Mayhew ... Denys Hawthorne
Fedallah ... Saeed Jafrey
Tashtego ... Danny Schiller
Daggoo ... Roger Hammond
Doughboy ... Andrew branch
Archy ... Tim Bentinck
Cabaco ... John Bull

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