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The World of Light

Summary
1950 BBC live studio production of Aldous Huxley’s comedy The World of Light.
Theatre play
The World of Light by Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 4 July 1950
Time
8.30-10.15pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Stephen Harrison
Playwright
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Sets / Settings
Richard R. Greenough
Cast
Vivienne BennettEnid Deckle
Denys BlakelockMr Wenham
Fabia DrakeMrs Wenham
John JustinBill Hamblin
Richard LeechHubert Capes
David MarkhamHugo Wenham
Alexis MilneMaid
Michael ShepleyMr Gray

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
supernatural; universities, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 30 June 1950 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 38; article, p. 37

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