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Marching Song

Summary
BBC Television production of John Whiting’s Marching Song.
Theatre play
Marching Song by John Whiting (1917-1963) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 26 August 1956
Time
8.30pm (90 mins)
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Royston Morley
Playwright
John Whiting (1917-1963)
Designer
Roy Oxley
Cast
Michael AshwinMatthew Sangosse
Patrick BarrRupert Forster
Faith BrookCatherine de Troyes
Miranda ConnellDido Morgan
Dennis EdwardsBruno Hurst
Stanley MaxtedHarry Lancaster
Kevin StoneyFather Anselm
Ernest ThesigerJohn Cadmus

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
prison

Print sources

Title
BBC Programmes for the Weekend (Newspaper listing)
Reference
The Times, 25 August 1956, p. 4
Title
Marching Song (Audience Research Report)
Archive
BBC Written Archives Centre (WAC) [more information]
Address

Peppard Road
Caversham Park
Reading
Berkshire
RG4 8TZ
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)118 948 6281

Email

heritage@bbc.co.uk

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/historyofthebbc/research/wac

Access

The WAC is open from 9.30am to 5.00pm on Wednesdays to Fridays throughout the year to academics, postgraduate students and writers by appointment.

Reference
Report reference VR/56/446, held in file R9/7/23
Title
Radio Times, 24 August 1956 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing on p. 14 and article on p. 15

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