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Rashomon

Summary
1961 BBC studio production of Rashomon, the stage adaptation by Fay and Michael Kanin of Japanese tales by Ryunosuke Akutagawa.
Theatre play
Rashomon by Michael Kanin and Fay Kanin [more information]
Date of transmission
Friday 3 March 1961
Time
9.10-10.40pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Rudolph Cartier
Playwright
Fay Kanin
Playwright
Michael Kanin
Original Story by
Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Composer
Laurence Rosenthal
Conductor
Laurence Rosenthal
Designer
Clifford Hatis
Fight Arranger
Senta Yamada
Cast
Hamilton DyceThe Priest
Robert HardyThe Husband
Lee MontagueThe Bandit
Roy PatrickThe Bailiff
Richard PearsonThe Woodcutter
Cyril ShapsThe Wigmaker
Hira TalfreyThe Mother
Yoko TaniThe Wife
Eileen WayThe Medium

Additional details

Origination
Recorded in studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
Japan, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 23 February 1961 (Magazine)
Linking notes
cover image; illustrated full-page feature, p. 55; listing, p. 57

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