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Biography

Summary
BBC Television production of S. N. Behrman’s American comedy Biography.
Theatre play
Biography by S. N. [Samuel Nathaniel] Behrman (1893-1973) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 22 June 1958
Time
8.30pm (90 mins)
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
John Jacobs
Playwright
S. N. [Samuel Nathaniel] Behrman (1893-1973)
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Vivian MatalonRichard Kurt
Ferdy MayneMelchior Feydak
Betty McDowallSlade Kinnicott
Patricia NealMarion Froude
Robert PercevalOrrin Kinnicott
Henzie RaeburnMinnie
Gordon SterneLeander Nolan

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
American drama; art world; comedy

Print sources

Title
Discourse on Method (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Maurice Richardson (Reviewer)
Reference
The Observer, 29 June 1958, p. 15
Title
Radio Times, 20 June 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article and listing on p. 9
Title
Too Sweet to be True: Wrong Ingredients for Biography Cocktail (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 23 June 1958, p. 5

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