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Candida

Summary
1955 BBC production of Candida by George Bernard Shaw4
Theatre play
Candida by [George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 20 February 1955
Time
9.10-10.40pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Harold Clayton
Playwright
[George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Designer
Stephen Bundy
Cast
Edward ChapmanMr Burgess
Tom CriddleEugene Marchbanks
Michael HordernThe Rev. James Mavor Morell
Avice LandoneMiss Proserpine Garnett
Charles StapleyThe Rev. Alexander Mill
Irene Worth (1916-2002)Candida

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Later transmissions
Presented again on Thursday 24 February 1955 at 9.00pm.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting; Christianity; religion, as theme or subject

Print sources

Title
A Good Bid (Magazine review)
Author/creator
Philip Hope-Wallace (Author)
Reference
The Listener, 24 February 1955, pp. 351-52
Notes
'It seems to me that what we have with a revival such as this of Candida on Sunday is nothing less than a performance at the "National Theatre" which, after all the years of agitation, has suddenly "Happened".' Includes a production photograph.
Title
Radio Times, 18 February 1955 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, article and photograph on p. 13
Title
Short Supply (Magazine review)
Author/creator
Philip Hope-Wallace (Author)
Reference
The Listener, 17 February 1955, p. 309

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