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The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son (radio play)

On December 3, 1954, the BBC Third Programme aired a half-hour radio play of The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son, after J.R.R. Tolkien's poem of the same name.

[edit] Cast

Role Actor
Tidwald Felix Felton
Torhthelm Frank Duncan
Unspecified Gareth Jones

Produced by Rayner Heppenstall.[note 1]

[edit] Note

  1. Heppenstall wrote to Tolkien asking what "dialect" the speakers should adopt (see Letter 152).

[edit] References

  • BBC Radio Times, volume 125, issue 1620, page 43