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Captain’s Brassbound Conversion

Summary
1953 BBC live studio production of George Bernard Shaw’s drama Captain’s Brassbound Conversion.
Theatre play
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion by [George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 24 March 1953
Time
8.45-10.30pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Dennis Vance
Playwright
[George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Basil ApplebyBluejacket
Edgar K. BruceCadi
John ColicosSidi el Assif
Noel DavisRedbrook
Leslie DwyerDrinkwater
James DyrenforthCaptain Kearney
John GregsonCaptain Brassbound
John G. HellerHassan
David HorneSir Howard Hallam
John LaurieRankin
Margaret LockwoodLady Cecil Waynflete
John RuddockOsman
Anthony ValentinePage
Ronald WoodroofeMarzo
Martin WyldeckJohnson

Additional details

Origination
Live from theatre
Vision original
Monochrome
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting; Christianity; Islam; Morocco, as theme or setting; North Africa, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 20 March 1953 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing and article by James Doran, p. 26

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