Rafael Peris, actor i guionista del Quadre de Veus de Radioteatre

Born in Terrassa in 1932, he began on radio after winning a competition to be part of Radio Terrassa.
Soon he was known for their professional qualities. His good speech and his improvisational skills make him a specialist in the public and outside programs, making popular programs like "El personaje ante el micrófono" and "El ciudadano opina", and other numerous broadcasts of various events.
Another aspect in which also he highlights is the operator representations of sound in Radio Theater, which is then aired in rigorous live. These skills added to his restlessness as writer, lead to a dramatic script written expressly intended to be represented in the radio theater. "La sombra de Caín", which has the approval Voices Company and is represented on 8 April 1954.
Despite to demonstrate good skills in the radio, at the end of 1954, he left the radio to devote himself fully to his studies.
After a long break, in early 1980's, and on the occasion of the tribute to Lidia Segués, he becomes a main key to the reunion of Voices Company and he assumed the roles of writer and adapter of radio plays that are recorded. In this time, highlight the adaptations of "Yerma", "Anillos para una dama"," "Don Juan Tenorio", "L'Hostal de la Gloria", "La filla del carmesí", and several scripts written by himself , which stands for "Senyores i senyors, Bon Nadal", based on the oratorio "El pessebre" by John Alavedra with music by Pau Casals, and the review of "La sombra de Cain", which again represented.
Rafael Peris died suddenly in February 1989, a loss deeply felt by his friends and colleagues who reproaches a touching tribute to him a year later, on 17 February 1990, with the public performance of "Yerma" by Federico Garcia Lorca.

Curiosities

  • 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 of a shower can be achieved by slowly pouring a bag of rice in a plastic container.

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    "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 ...?

    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 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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    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 .

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