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The Report on Jessie Dean

Summary
1958 ABC Television production for ITV of W. Chetham Strode’s adaptation for television of The Report on Jessie Dean by Dorothea Gotfurt.
Theatre play
The Report on Jessie Dean by Dorothea Gotfurt [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 7 December 1958
Time
10.05-11.10pm
Series
Armchair Theatre
Channel
ITV
Production company
ABC Television (1955-1968)

Credits

Director
George More O’Ferrall (1907-1982)
Producer
Sydney Newman (1917-1997)
Playwright
Dorothea Gotfurt
Adapted for Television by
W. Chetham Strode
Designer
Reece Pemberton
Cast
Hugh CrossDr Savage
Diana DanemanElsie Thompson
Ruth DunningSupt. of Adoption Society
Michael HawkinsPolice Inspector
Patricia HeneghanJessie Dean
Ronald HinesCharles Hatley
Mervyn JohnsGeorge Thompson
Ann LynnJoan Fielding
Annabelle [or Annabel] MauleSister Taylor
Edna MorrisMrs Thompson
Valli NewbyNurse
Reginald SmithJudge
Robert UrquhartJim Dean
Neil WilsonPolice Sergeant

Additional details

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

Print sources

Title
The Armchair Theatre: How to Write, Design, Direct, Act and Enjoy Television Plays (Book)
Reference
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1959
Linking notes
pp. 110-11
Title
TV Times, 5 December 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, p. 15; listing, p. 25

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