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Ranch in the Rockies [excerpts]

Summary
1952 BBC live outside broadcast of excerpts from the Western musical Ranch in the Rockies by Eve Bradfield, staged on ice at the Empress Hall and performed before a specially invited audience.
Theatre play
Ranch in the Rockies by Eve Bradfield [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 8 June 1952
Time
8.20-9.50pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Presented for Television by
Alan Chivers
Theatre Producer
Claude Langdon
Theatre Director
Eve Bradfield
Playwright
Eve Bradfield
Music
Harry Parr Davies
Chorus Directed by
Harry Rabinowitz
Decor
Van Bunnens
Commentator
Brian Johnston
Commentator
Berkeley Smith
Cast
Maurice BaquelAristide Beaujolais
Ronnie BrodyPete
Ronald CarefordJim Palmer
Jimmy CarterJimmy
Douglas ChapmanSkippy McBride
Alice FarrarAlice
Lucille GayeBelle Bailey
Josie GrayJosie
Jimmy LeeSam Pryce
Anna MacJudy McBride
Betty MalinSusan
Gordon NeedhamTod McBride
Jon PertweeHemlock Soames
Marion RiversZanie
Barbara ShotterCarolyn Russell

Additional details

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

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 6 June 1952 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 38; article, p. 37

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