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Black Limelight

Summary
1952 BBC live studio production of Gordon Sherry’s thriller Black Limelight.
Theatre play
Black Limelight by Gordon Sherry [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 1 June 1952
Time
8.30-10.10pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Dennis Vance
Playwright
Gordon Sherry
Adapted for Television by
Dennis Vance
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Jack AllenLawrence Manfred
Victor BaringLewis
Gladys Boot
Fanny CarbyGwen
Patrick DesmondWilliams
Nora GordonJemima
John HeatherPoliceman
John HowlettColes
Barry LettsGibson
Peter NeilDetective-Inspector Tanner
Alun OwenPoliceman
Margaret Rawlings (1906-1996)Mary Charrington / Lily James
John RobinsonPeter Charrington
Brian WildeRoberts

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Presented again at 7.30pm on Thursday 5 June 1952.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
murder; thriller

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 30 May 1952 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing and article, p. 42

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