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The Reluctant Peer [scenes]

Summary
1964 BBC outside broadcast from the Duchess Theatre, London of scenes from William Douglas Home’s new comedy The Reluctant Peer, which had opened two days earlier.
Theatre play
The Reluctant Peer by William Douglas Home (1912-1993) [more information]
Date of transmission
Friday 17 January 1964
Time
9.25-10.10pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Charles Hickman
Presented for Television by
John Vernon
Playwright
William Douglas Home (1912-1993)
Decor
Anthony Holland
Televised by Arrangement with
Peter Saunders
Cast
Peter BourneJohn MacGibbons
Imogen HassallRosalind
Helen HortonJune
Viola LyelLady Cleghorn
Frank PettingellBeecham
William StephensLord Cleghorn
Sybil ThorndikeMolly
Naunton WayneTony

Additional details

Play tags
comedy; politics

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 9 January 1964 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, with image, p. 52; listing, p. 55

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