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The Worst Woman in London

Summary
1965 BBC production of the 19th-century melodrama The Worst Woman in London. This production marked the end of the Gaslight Theatre series of six melodramas from the stage on BBC-2 in 1965.
Theatre play
The Worst Woman in London by Walter Melville [more information]
Date of transmission
Saturday 4 September 1965
Time
7.05-8.05pm
Series
Gaslight Theatre
Channel
BBC2
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Bryan Sears
Playwright
Walter Melville
Adapted for Television by
Alec Clunes
Conductor
Maurice Arnold
Musician
Maurice Arnold (pianoforte)
Musician
Martia Eitler (violin)
Sets / Settings
Jeremy Davies
Advisor
Alec Clunes
Cast
Ronnie BarkerOld Milford / Lugubrious Fireman
Newton BlickInspector Curzon of the Yard
Alan FossBob Goldfinch
Joe GibbonsBank Clerk / Young Fireman
John GowerPhilip Armstrong / Vincent Lyle
Eira HeathRuth Milford
Sandra MichaelsMatilda
Warren MitchellHugh Drayton
Bill ShineJack Felton
June TobinFrancis [sic] Vere de Vere

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting; gender roles; melodrama; sexuality (and morality, politics etc)

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 2 September 1965 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, p. 4; listing, p. 7

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