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The Royal Family of Broadway

Summary
BBC Television production of the comedy The Royal Family of Broadway.
Theatre play
The Royal Family of Broadway by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 3 August 1958
Time
8.00pm
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Eric Fawcett
Playwright
Edna Ferber
Playwright
George S. Kaufman
Designer
Guy Sheppard
Cast
Joyce CarpenterMiss Peake
Fay ComptonFanny Cavendish
Brenda DunrichDella
Jon FarrellGilbert Marshall
Eira HeathGwen
Gareth JonesOscar Wolfe
Sidney [or "Sydney"?] KeithJo
Mario LorenzoGunga
Bessie LoveKitty Lemoyne Dean
Clive MarshallHallboy
Clive MortonHerbert Dean
Patricia NealJulia Cavendish
Michael SandsPerry Stewart
Richard ShawMcDermott
Peter WyngardeAnthony Cavendish

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
America, as theme or setting; comedy; theatre or acting, as theme

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 1 August 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article and listing on p. 9
Title
The Moods of the Medium (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Maurice Richardson (Reviewer)
Reference
The Observer, 10 August 1958, p. 11

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