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The Rose without a Thorn

Summary
1953 BBC production of The Rose without a Thorn by Clifford Bax.
Theatre play
The Rose without a Thorn by Clifford Bax (1886-1962) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 27 December 1953
Time
8.40-10.20pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Michael Barry
Playwright
Clifford Bax (1886-1962)
Sets / Settings
Stephen Taylor
Choreographer
Belinda Quirey ('the Masque arranged by’)
Cast
Edwin Apps
Tony BrittonThomas Culpeper
Peter BryantThird Player
James Campbell
Maurice ColbourneThomas Cranmer
Andrew CruickshankThe Earl of Hertford
Christie HumphreyAnne of Cleves
Barbara JeffordKatheryn Howard
Dudley JonesSecond Player
Shirley Lorimer
Pamela Lyon
Brian Moorehead
Barbara MurrayMargery Morton
Hal OsmondFirst Player
Jennifer Owen
Frances RoweKatherine Tilney
John RuddockJohn Lassells
Basil SydneyHenry VIII
Margot van der BurghMary Lassells
André Van GyseghemSir Thomas Audley
Peter WyngardeFrancis Derham

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
16th-century setting; historical drama; royalty

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 25 December 1953 (Magazine)
Linking notes
illustrated listing on p. 14

Record Stats

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