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Caesar’s Friend

Summary
1947 BBC studio production of the re-telling of the Passion by Campbell Dixon and Dermot Morrah.
Theatre play
Caesar’s Friend by Campbell Dixon and Dermot Morrah [more information]
Date of transmission
Thursday 1 May 1947
Time
8.30-10.00pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
George More O’Ferrall (1907-1982)
Playwright
Campbell Dixon
Playwright
Dermot Morrah
Cast
Madge BrindleyZillah
Howleson CulffGamaliel
Aubrey DexterMarcus Horatius Balhus
Edwin EllisRoman Sentry
Frank FosterPeter
John HarveyJoseph of Arimathea
Alan JuddLucius Licinius Cotta
Stanley LeminDecurion
Mary MartlewMarcella
Joan MaudeMary, a woman of Magdala
André MorellSextus Pontius Pilate
Norman PrinceDamon
Margaretta ScottClaudia Procula
Anthony SharpAnnas
Kevin SheldonMalchus
Abraham SofaerJoseph Caiaphas
Alan WheatleyJudas

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
ancient Rome and colonies; biblical stories; Christianity; religion, as theme or subject

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 25 April 1947 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 23 and article by ‘The Scanner’, p. 5

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