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Major Barbara

Summary
1962 Granada Television production for ITV of Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw, presented as part of a four-part season of Shaw’s plays.
Theatre play
Major Barbara by [George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 23 October 1962
Time
9.15-10.45pm
Series
Play of the Week
Channel
ITV
Production company
Granada Television (1956-)

Credits

Director
Stuart Burge
Playwright
[George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Designer
Michael Grimes
Editor
Maurice Colbourne ('Edited for television by’)
Cast
Margo AndrewSarah
Michael BangerterStephen
Reginald BarrattPeter Shirley
Madeleine ChristieMrs Baines
Judi DenchBarbara
Ethel GabrielRummy Mitchens
Charles KaySnobby Price
Max KirbyMorrison
Philip MadocCharles Lomax
Brewster MasonAndrew Undershaft
Michael RobbinsBill Walker
Marian SpencerLady Britomart
Katy WildJenny Hill
Edward WoodwardAdolphus Cusins
Arnold YarrowBilton

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
Christianity; Salvation Army

Print sources

Title
TV Times, 19 October 1962 (Magazine)
Linking notes
cover image; articles, ‘Was the Bard a Snob? (G.B.S. Thought So)', p. 3, ‘Major Barbara Starts a Shaw Season’, p. 12 and ‘The G.B.S. I knew’, by Sybil Thorndike, p. 13; listing, with image, p. 29

Associated programmes

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