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Maria Marten; or, Murder in the Red Barn, Part 3

Summary
1980 BBC production of Douglas Livingstone’s version of the 19th-century melodrama Maria Marten; or, The Murder in the Old Red Barn, presented in three parts on three consecutive days.
Theatre play
Maria Marten; or The Murder in the Red Barn by Anon. [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 30 December 1980
Time
8.45-9.40pm
Channel
BBC2
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Jane Howell
Producer
Richard Beynon
Lighting
Robert Cartwright
Adaptor of Script
Douglas Livingstone
Composer
Dudley Simpson (1922-)
Designer
Allan Anson
Script Editor
Adrian Vale
Cast
Peter BensonJack Corder
Shane BriantPeter Matthews
Anne CarrollAnn Marten
Ted CarrollLuke
Michael Graham CoxFirst Puppeteer
Dennis EdwardsJudge
Tenniel EvansMr Corder
Chris FairbankTom Corder
Leonard FentonDoctor
Derek FukeWill Towns
Cindy GrantSecond Girl Pupil
Pippa GuardMaria
Frederick HallClerk of the Court
Patricia HeneghanMrs Corder
Arthur HewlettBamford
Paul JessonHarry Moore
Jon LaurimoreConstable Lea
Sylvestra le TouzelEmily Corder
Douglas LivingstoneSecond Puppeteer
Neil McCaulReporter
Kevin McNallyBill
Trevor PeacockBeauty Smith
Michelle PriceFirst Girl Pupil
Keith SkinnerJim Corder
Stephen ThorneProsecutor
Peter TuddenhamVicar / Coroner
Tilly VosburghNancy Marten
Edgar WrefordMr Marten

Additional details

Play tags
19th-century setting; melodrama; murder

Audiovisual sources

Title
Maria Marten; or, The Murder in the Red Barn (BBC, 1980)
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, 18 December 1980 (Magazine)
Linking notes
short article, p. 4; listings, pp. 69, 75 and 81

Associated programmes

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