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Arms and the Man

Summary
1983 Argent Television presentation of an adaptation of the 1982 West End revival of G. B. Shaw’s Arms and the Man.
Theatre play
Arms and the Man by [George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 16 January 1983
Time
8.00-10.00pm
Channel
Channel 4
Production company
Argent Television

Credits

Director
Philip Casson
Producers
Michael Freeman, Peter Freeman
Lighting Director
Jimmy Boyers
Playwright
[George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Designer
Alan Tagg
Cast
Richard BriersBluntschli
Peter EganSergius
Pat HeywoodCatherine
Alice KrigeRaina
Anna NyghLouka
Richard PearsonPetkoff
Anna PedleyNicola
Charles RogersOfficer

Additional details

Play tags
19th-century setting; comedy; marriage; wartime, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
TV Times, 13 January 1983 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, pp. 20-21; listing, p. 37

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