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Mrs Gibbons’ Boys [excerpt]

Summary
BBC presentation of a 45-minute excerpt from the comedy Mrs Gibbons’ Boys by Will Glickman and Joseph Stein, transmitted from a special performance at the Westminster Theatre, London.
Theatre play
Mrs Gibbons’ Boys by Will Glickman and Joseph Stein [more information]
Date of transmission
Monday 7 January 1957
Time
7.45pm (45 mins)
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Hugh Goldie
Television Presentation by
John Vernon
Playwright
Will Glickman
Playwright
Joseph Stein
Sets / Settings
Hal Henshaw
Cast
Eric HouseLester MacMichaels
Frederick JaegerRodla Gibbons
David KellyColes
Mary KerridgeMyra Hood
Avice LandoneMrs Peggy Gibbons
George MargoErnie ‘Horse’ Wagner
Lee MontagueFrancis X. Gibbons
Brian WeskeRudy Gibbons

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
American drama; comedy

Print sources

Title
Christmas past at the BBC: the second half of the 1950s. Part 1 (Blog article)
Author/creator
Amanda Wrigley (Author)
Reference
http://screenplaystv.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/christmas-past-bbc-1950s-1, published 28 December 2012
Title
Radio Times, 4 January 1957 (Magazine)
Linking notes
pp. 20 and 21, listing and article

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