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The Father

Summary
1962 BBC production of The Father by August Strindberg.
Theatre play
The Father [Fadren] by August Strindberg (1849-1912) [more information]
Date of transmission
Friday 21 September 1962
Time
9.30-10.45pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Alan Bridges
Playwright
August Strindberg (1849-1912)
Translator
Peter Watts
Musical Arrangements by
Wilfred Josephs
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Wynne ClarkOld Margaret
Michele DotriceBertha
Philip HowardSvard
Peter JessonNojd
John MooreThe Pastor
Denis QuilleyDr Ostermark
Kathleen SaintsburyThe Grandmother
Robert ShawThe Captain
Daphne SlaterLaura

Additional details

Play tags
19th-century setting; Swedish drama; tragedy

Audiovisual sources

Title
The Father (BBC, 1962)
Archive
BBC Information and Archives [more information]
Address

White City
London
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 8008 2288

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/informationandarchives/

Access

BBC Information and Archives is not open to the public.

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 13 September 1962 (Magazine)
Linking notes
illustrated article, p. 47; listing, p. 49

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