Maria Glòria Farrés, actriu del Quadre de Veus de Radioteatre

Cigronet, amb Àngel Cos i Maria Glòria FarrésBorn in Terrassa in 1934, kshe nows the radio at age 17 when she joined the "Quadre de Veus de Radioteatre" under the direction of Joan Llenas. Since then, her life has always been linked to the radio and she had worked in all fields, from acting in the aforementioned radio theater, through the narration of programs, which include in "Contrapunt" "Nosotras" or "Cigronet", the latter jointly conducted with Miquel Àngel Cos.

Radio Theater has always been with what felt really happy. Among the many works in which she has taken part in include, for example, shares the importance of "La Heredera" by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, "La gata sobre el tejado de zinc caliente" an adaptation of the screenplay by Tennessee Williams, "Agnès of Déu" by John Pielmeier, "Petra Regalada" by Antonio Gala, "Las lágrimas de Petra Von Kant" by Fassbinder, Lorca dramas like "Bodas de sangre" and "Yerma" and the classic Catalan by Josep Maria de Sagarra "Les vinyes del Priorat" and "L'hostal de la Glòria", among others. Although it is now their activity on the radio is the most important part of her life.


Yerma of Federico García Lorca

Curiosities

  • Did you know ...?

    In 1961, Spanish Radio and TV Gemeral Management Office thought that seven Lorca's scripts were 'not allowed for broadcasting' because its content and were forbiden until 1977. Some of those scripts were rhe three gold Lorca pieces: 'Yerma', 'Bodas de sangre' and 'La casa de Bernarda Alba'.

  • Did you know ...?

    To simulate the sound effect of a shower can be achieved by slowly pouring a bag of rice in a plastic container.

  • Did you know ...?

    Earlier Radio Theater plays, issued at the early 1920's, were theater scripts played on a conventional stage in which superimposed the voice of a narrator explaining on radio all that was not appreciated only with the ears .

  • Did you know ...?

    "Taxi Key", the popular radio drama series which starred Ricardo Palmerola and Isidre Sola in Radio Barcelona, began airing in 1948 and was on the air until middle 70's.
  • Did you know ...?

    Orson Welles founded "The Mercury Theatre on the Air" in July 1938, together with John Houseman, as a company to play radio drama scripts which adapted by himself.
  • Did you know ...?

    To simulate the sound effect ticking of a clock, we can achieve if we roll a pencil between our hands with a ring on one finger.

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