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Seagulls over Sorrento [excerpt]

Summary
1953 BBC live outside broadcast from the Apollo Theatre, London of an excerpt from the hit comedy Seagulls Over Sorrento, played before an invited audience. Presented by arrangement with George and Alfred Black and H. M. Tennent Ltd.
Theatre play
Seagulls over Sorrento by Hugh Hastings (1917-2004) [more information]
Date of transmission
Monday 11 May 1953
Time
8.35-9.20pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Presented for Television by
Alan Chivers
Theatre Director
Wallace Douglas
Playwright
Hugh Hastings (1917-2004)
Decor
Michael Weight
Cast
Gerald AndersenAble-Seaman Hudson
Robert DesmondSub-Lieut. Granger
William HartnellPetty Officer Herbert
Gordon JacksonAble-Seaman McIntosh
Michael KentLt. Cmdr. Redmond
David LangtonAble-Seaman Tunrer
Ronald ShinerAble-Seaman Badger
Nigel StockAble-Seaman Sims

Additional details

Origination
Live from theatre
Vision original
Monochrome
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
comedy; military / army / navy / air-force

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 8 May 1953 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 20

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