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The Castiglioni Brothers

Summary
This BBC Television production of the comedy The Castiglioni Brothers was transmitted from the BBC’s West of England television studio.
Theatre play
The Castiglioni Brothers [I Fratelli Castiglioni] by Alberto Colantuoni [more information]
Date of transmission
Thursday 17 July 1958
Time
8.30pm (90 mins)
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC
Theatre company
Bristol Old Vic Company

Credits

Producers
Brandon Acton-Bond (more precisely, the Radio Times credits read ‘Produced by Frank Dunlop in association with Brandon Acton-Bond’), Frank Dunlop
Playwright
Alberto Colantuoni
Designer
Desmond Chinn
Cast
Sheila AllenGisa
Valerie GearonBibi
Terry HardingPostman
Daphne HeardAnna
Pat HeywoodBerta
Emrys JamesGuido Guido
Peter JeffreyCamillo
David Kingde Ambrosi
Robert LangNico
Paul LeePrimo
Lee MontagueBenito
Peter O’TooleMario
Celia RyderThe Nurse
Wendy WilliamsNinetta
Barry WilsherLuigi

Additional details

Play tags
comedy; Italy, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Bristol Old Vic on Television (Newspaper article)
Reference
The Times, 22 July 1958, p. 11
Title
Radio Times, 11 July 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
brief illustrated article and listing on p. 15
Title
Revenge from the Grave: Cruel Joke as Theme of Play (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 18 July 1958, p. 3

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