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Peer Gynt, Part 1

Summary
1954 BBC production of Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, given in two parts.
Theatre play
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 31 October 1954
Time
8.30-10.15pm
Series
Saturday Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Royston Morley
Playwright
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)
Translator
R. Ellis Roberts
Director of Orchestra
Eric Robinson
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Dances Arranged by
Michael de Lutry
Assistant Producer
Charles Rogers
Cast
Mark Beringunnamed part
Patricia BlytonFarm Girl
Fanny CarbyIngrid
Joy Carterunnamed part
Erik Chitty (1907-1977)The Old Man of the Dovre, the Troll King
Norman ClaridgeSolveig’s Father
Diane CookHelga
Leslie Cooperunnamed part
Josephine CrombieSolveig
Frances Crossleyunnamed part
Rosalie CrutchleyA Green-clad Woman
Michael de LutryOldest Troll Courtier
Dudy FouldsFarm Girl
Irene FrenchAn Ugly Brat
Roger GageA Lad
Robert Harroldunnamed part
Reginald HearneBridegroom’s Father
Winifred HillAn Old Woman
Michael Holmesunnamed part
Wendy Hydeunnamed part
Stuart LathamThe Bridegroom
Christine LindsayBridegroom’s Mother
Jeanne Lusbyunnamed part
Nan Marriott-WatsonSolveig’s Mother
Mary Mojeskaunnamed part
Phyllis MorrisAn Old Woman; Kari
Mary O’FarrellAse
Susan RichardsA Woman
Janette RicherFarm Girl
John SharplinAslak
Frank ShelleyA Man
Peter Ustinov (1921-2004)Peer Gynt
George WoodbridgeThe Kitchen-Master
Marjorie Woodhamsunnamed part

Additional details

Play tags
Norwegian drama

Audiovisual sources

Title
Peer Gynt (BBC, 1954)
Archive
BBC Information and Archives [more information]
Address

White City
London
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 8008 2288

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/informationandarchives/

Access

BBC Information and Archives is not open to the public.

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 29 October 1954 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, pp. 14 and 38; articles, p. 9 and 15

Associated programmes

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