Theatre Royal vol. 8 – British & Irish Classics II (2CD)

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Catalogue No: HMD 26212
EAN/UPC: 809730611223
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Release Date: February 2016
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Discs: 2

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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Track Listing

  1. Oscar Wilde: The Canterville Ghost (20:11)
  2. Oscar Wilde: Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (19:57)
  3. Graham Greene: When Greek Meets Greek (26:25)
  4. Max Beerbohm: The Happy Hypocrite (28:29)