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Myself a Stranger

Summary
BBC production of Hugh and Caro Burden’s Myself a Stranger.
Theatre play
Myself a Stranger by Hugh Burden and Caro Burden [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 27 January 1957
Time
8.30pm (90 mins)
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Charles Lefeaux
Playwright
Caro Burden
Playwright
Hugh Burden
Designer
Guy Sheppard
Cast
Jane BarrettHazel Crawford
A. J. BrownRoger Crawford
Hugh BurdenGordon van Ketzler
Bryan ColemanAssistant Superintendent of Policew
Roger DelgadoHercules de Soysa
Barry FosterTim Smith
Brian HainesDick Turnbull
Grizelda HerveyEllen Crawford
Helen MisenerSopihamy
Shaun O’RiordanEdwin
Keith PyottThe Rest-House Keeper
Ann WalfordMinna van Ketzler

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
race relations; Sri Lanka, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
BBC Television: Myself a Stranger (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 28 January 1957, p. 12
Title
Myself a Stranger: Play on Theme of the Colour Bar (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Manchester Guardian, 28 January 1957, p. 9
Title
Radio Times, 25 January 1957 (Magazine)
Linking notes
pp. 14 and 15, listing and article

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