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The Wandering Jew

Summary
1947 BBC live studio production of E. Temple Thurston’s historical drama in four parts The Wandering Jew.
Theatre play
The Wandering Jew by E. Temple Thurston (1879-1933) [more information]
Date of transmission
Thursday 30 January 1947
Time
8.30-10.00pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Michael Barry
Playwright
E. Temple Thurston (1879-1933)
Adapted for Television by
Michael Barry
Music
James Hartley
Cast
John BakerPhirous; Al Kasar
Eileen DraycottMaria Zapportas
John GabrielIssachar
Hugh GriffithsJuan de Texeda
Joan HaythorpeJudith
Patricia [Pat] HillyardGianella Battadios
Pauline LettsOlalla Quintana
Leueen McGrathJoanne de Beaudricourt
Andrew OsbornMatathias / The Unknown Knight / Matteos Battadios
Jon PertweeBoemond, Prince of Tarentum
Leonard SachsAndrea Michelotti
Julian SomersLazzaro Zapportas
Anthony ViccarsPietro Morelli
John WarringtonRaymond of Toulouse; Gonzalez Ferera
Hilary WontnerGodfrey, Duke of Normandy
Victor WoolfMario / Alonzo Castro
Marguerite YoungRachel

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Presented again at 3.00pm on Friday 31 January 1947.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
biblical stories; Christianity; historical drama; Judaism

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 24 January 1947 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 35

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