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The Bridge

Summary
1953 BBC live studio production of Lionel Shapiro’s drama The Bridge.
Theatre play
The Bridge by Lionel Shapiro [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 27 September 1953
Time
8.30-10.15pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Owen Reed
Playwright
Lionel Shapiro
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Victor BaringBilotte
Kenneth CopeRobert Nason
Gerald C. LawsonGendarme
Daphne MaddoxGiselle Notta
Arnold MarléJiri Karlin
Stanley MaxtedJustin Clayfield
Wolfe MorrisWaiter
Anne PadwickMaid
John SchlesingerInnkeeper
Alan TilvernMikulas Endor
Harry TowbPhilip Channing
Margot van der BurghMasa Karlin
Paul Whitsun-JonesSimon Aleksandrow

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
Cold War, as theme; France, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 25 September 1953 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing and photo, p. 14; brief article, p. 15

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