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Edward, My Son

Summary
BBC production of Edward, My Son, featuring John Clements (who had also played the role of Arnold Holt on the London stage), in his first live appearance in a television play (Radio Times, 21 June 1957, p. 10).
Theatre play
Edward, My Son by Robert Morley (1908-1992) and Noel Langley [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 23 June 1957
Time
8.00pm
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre; Henry Sherek Presents
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
John Jacobs
Playwright
Noel Langley
Playwright
Robert Morley (1908-1992)
Adaptor of Script
Eric Crozier (1914-1994)
Designer
Roy Oxley
Cast
Ronald Adam (1896-1979)Mr Waxman
John BrookingEllerby
Ernest ButcherSummers
John Clements (1910-1988)Arnold Holt
Brenda de BanzieEvelyn Holt
Walter FitzgeraldHanray
David MarkhamCunningham
Jack MayBurton
Barbara MurrayEileen Perry
Lesley NunnerleyBetty Fowler
Aubrey RichardsMr Prothero
John RobinsonDr Larry Parker
Ann SearsPhyllis Maxwell
Sydney [or Sidney] TaflerHarry Soames

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.

Print sources

Title
BBC Television: Edward, My Son (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 24 June 1957, p. 14
Title
Edward, My Son (Audience Research Report)
Archive
BBC Written Archives Centre (WAC) [more information]
Address

Peppard Road
Caversham Park
Reading
Berkshire
RG4 8TZ
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)118 948 6281

Email

heritage@bbc.co.uk

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/historyofthebbc/research/wac

Access

The WAC is open from 9.30am to 5.00pm on Wednesdays to Fridays throughout the year to academics, postgraduate students and writers by appointment.

Reference
Report reference VR/57/350, held in file R9/7/28
Title
Radio Times, 21 June 1957 (Magazine)
Linking notes
pp. 10 and 11, article (with photograph) and listing

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