Theatre Royal vol. 8 – British & Irish Classics II (2CD)
Sir Laurence Olivier stars in four dramatic adaptations of classic tales, first broadcast in the UK in 1952-3, and favorites with American radio listeners. Gielgud takes the lead in Beerbohm’s black comedy “The Happy Hypocrite – A Fairy Tale for Tired Men” of 1897. Wilde’s works date from the 1887-1891, accompanied by the more recent Greene story from 1954.
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- Oscar Wilde: The Canterville Ghost (20:11)
- Oscar Wilde: Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (19:57)
- Graham Greene: When Greek Meets Greek (26:25)
- Max Beerbohm: The Happy Hypocrite (28:29)