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The Public Prosecutor

Summary
1953 BBC live studio production of The Public Prosecutor by Fritz Hochwälder, which was featured with a full-page photograph on the front cover of Radio Times.
Theatre play
The Public Prosecutor [Der öffentliche Ankläger] by Fritz Hochwälder (1911-1986) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 4 October 1953
Time
8.30-10.15pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Dennis Vance
Playwright
Fritz Hochwälder (1911-1986)
Adapted for Television by
Kitty Black
Translator
Kitty Black
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Cast
John FordGuard
Jack HawkinsFouquier-Tinville
Thomas HeathcoteFabricius
Gerald LimbrickGuard
John MoffattGrebeauval
Esmé PercySanson
Harry RossHeron
Wiliam SylvesterTallien
Ernest ThesigerMontané
Googie WithersTheresia Tallien

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Presented again at 7.15pm on Thursday 8 October 1953.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
18th-century setting; France, as theme or setting; historical drama

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 2 October 1953 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing and brief article, p.14; cover photograph

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