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The Coiner

Summary
BBC Television studio production of scenes from Bernard Duffy’s one-act comedy The Coiner.
Theatre play
The Coiner by Bernard Duffy [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 19 January 1937
Time
3.44pm (22 mins)
Series
Theatre Parade
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC
Theatre company
Irish Players

Credits

Producer
George More O’Ferrall (1907-1982)
Playwright
Bernard Duffy
Cast
Sara AllgoodMrs Cannatt
Jack Bland
Eric Noels
Fred O’Donovan (1889-1952)Tom McClippin
Tony QuinnA Policeman

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Broadcast again at 3.00pm on Thursday 19 August 1937 and at 9.00pm on Saturday 21 August (with Harry Hutchinson and Gerrard Tyrell replacing Jack Bland and Eric Noels).
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
comedy; Irish drama

Print sources

Title
BBC Television Programme Records: vol. 1, 1937-38 (Book)
Reference
London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1938
Linking notes
listings on pp. 5 and 60
Title
Radio Times, 13 August 1937 (Magazine)
Linking notes
p. 13
Title
Radio Times, 15 January 1937 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing on p. 6, although it does not list the play title

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