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Georgia Story

Summary
1955 BBC production of Georgia Story by Constance Cox.
Theatre play
Georgia Story by Constance Cox (1912-1998) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 2 January 1955
Time
8.30-10.00pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Campbell Logan
Playwright
Constance Cox (1912-1998)
Designer
John Cooper
Cast
Robert BeattyPierce Butler
George CoulourisMr Lee
Mahaia DavisPsyche
Peter DyneleyTom Sully
Dan JacksonJim
Macdonald ParkeMr Ellsworth
Joyce RedmanFanny Butler
Margot van der BurghMademoiselle Beguin

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Presented again on Thursday 6 January 1955 at 9.00pm.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting; America, as theme or setting; race relations; slavery; theatre or acting, as theme

Print sources

Title
Early Georgian (Magazine review)
Author/creator
Ivor Brown (Author)
Reference
The Listener, 6 January 1955, pp. 35-36
Notes
On Georgia Story: ‘The two coloured parts, played by Mahala Davis and Dan Jackson, were duly given their muted, poignant simplicity. On the whole, the play was a straightforward ethical exercise, inevitably lacking the quality of surprise.'
Title
Radio Times, 31 December 1954 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing and article, p. 36

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