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The Father

Summary
1957 Associated-Rediffusion production for ITV of The Father by August Strindberg. The director, Peter Cotes, had also directed soe of the same cast in a notable West End revival of the play in 1953.
Theatre play
The Father [Fadren] by August Strindberg (1849-1912) [more information]
Date of transmission
Thursday 27 June 1957
Time
9.15-10.15pm
Series
Television Playhouse
Channel
ITV
Production company
Associated-Rediffusion (1955-1964)

Credits

Director
Peter Cotes
Producer
Peter Cotes
Playwright
August Strindberg (1849-1912)
Adapted for Television by
Peter Cotes
Translator
Elizabeth Spriggs
Sets / Settings
John Clements (1910-1988)
Cast
Phyllis CalvertLaura
Nicholas CourtneyOrderly
Dorothy GordonBertha
Mary MerrallThe Nurse
Kynaston ReevesThe Doctor
Basil SydneyThe Captain
Richard WalterNojd
Edgar WrefordThe Pastor

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting; Swedish drama; tragedy

Print sources

Title
TV Times, 21 June 1957 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, p. 29; listing, p. 21

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