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The Mollusc

Summary
1949 BBC live studio production of Hubert Henry Davies’ Edwardian comedy The Mollusc, with the cast of the Arts Theatre Club production who had staged the play earlier in the year.
Theatre play
The Mollusc by Hubert Henry Davies (1869-1917) [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 9 August 1949
Time
8.30-10.00pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Campbell Logan
Playwright
Hubert Henry Davies (1869-1917)
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Jack AllenTom Kemp
Vivienne BennettMrs Baxter
Thea HolmeMiss Roberts
Patrick WaddingtonMr Baxter

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Revived for a presentation at 8.15pm on Tuesday 22 July 1952.
Notes
Cast chenges for the 1952 revival were as follows: Ronald Ward (Tom Kemp), Clive Morton (Mr Baxter) and Muriel Pavlow (Miss Roberts).
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
comedy; Edwardian drama

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 5 August 1949 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 39; brief article, p. 36

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