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It Depends What You Mean

Summary
1946 BBC live studio production of James Bridie’s wartime comedy It Depends What You Mean.
Theatre play
It Depends What You Mean by James Bridie (1888-1951) [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 25 June 1946
Time
8.50-10.05pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Desmond Davis
Playwright
James Bridie (1888-1951)
Cast
O. B. ClarenceHector Macadam
Geoffrey EdwardsRev. William Paris
Patricia [Pat] GilderPte Jessie Killigrew
Dennis HarkinPte Walter Glekie
Oliver JohnstonJames Mutch
Fred KitchenGeorge Prout
Pauline LettsAngela Prout
Susan RichmondViscountess Dodd
Walter RoyJoe Byres, M. P.

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Presented again at 3.00pm on Wednesday 3 July 1946.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
comedy; military / army / navy / air-force; wartime, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 21 June 1946 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 26

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