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Yerma by Federico Garcia Lorca
in a translation by Michael Dewell and Carmen Zapata

The tragic tale of a woman's desperate yearning for a child that leads her to murder. Infused with poetic imagery and song this is one of Lorca's best known plays, written in 1934.

Federico Garcia Lorca (1898 - 1936) is, with Cervantes, the best known figure in Spanish literature. His plays Blood Wedding, Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba are often referred to as a 'rural trilogy' and all three are being broadcast together on Radio 3 in March 2014.

Singers, Members of the cast and Leslie Pratt
Directed by Pauline Harris.

Release date:

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sun 9 Mar 2014 22:00


Role Contributor
WriterFederico Garcia Lorca
YermaEmma Cunniffe
JuanConrad Nelson
VictorDeclan Wilson
MariaRebecca Callard
Pagan Old WomanAnnette Badland
DoloresClaire Benedict
Dolores' NeighbourKate Layden
WasherwomanDeborah McAndrew
WasherwomanFionnuala Dorrity
Washerwoman/Girl 1Liz Carter
Washerwoman/Female at the PilgrimagHelen Longworth
Male at the PilgrimageKevin Harvey
Spanish VoiceAnna Castineiras
MusicTayo Akinbode
MusicianTayo Akinbode
MusicianRichard Arthurs
MusicianChris Cruiks
SingerLeslie Pratt
DirectorPauline Harris

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