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The Double Dealer

Summary
1980 Granada Television presentation for ITV of the National Theatre’s stage production of The Double Dealer by William Congreve.
Theatre play
The Double Dealer by William Congreve [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 12 October 1980
Time
10.00-12.00pm
Channel
ITV
Production company
Granada Television (1956-)
Theatre company
National Theatre, London

Credits

Director
Peter Wood
Producer
Roy Roberts
Playwright
William Congreve
Composer
Harrison Birtwistle (1934-) (title music)
Designer
Stephen Fineren
Executive Producer
Michael Cox
Cast
Brenda BlethynLady Froth
Judi BowkerCynthia
Michael BryantSir Paul Plyant
Dermot CrowleyCareless
Roland CulverSaygrace
Maurice DenhamLord Touchwood
John HardingMellefont
Kevin HealeyMusician
Nicky HensonBrisk
Sara KestelmanLady Touchwood
Robert LangLord Froth
Michael Lee-OsbornTim
Robert StephensMaskwell
Dorothy TutinLady Plyant

Additional details

Play tags
17th-century setting; comedy; Restoration drama

Print sources

Title
TV Times, 9 October 1980 (Magazine)
Linking notes
two-page illustrated article, pp. 13-14; listing, p. 45

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