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A Sleeping Clergyman

Summary
BBC production of James Bridie’s A Sleeping Clergyman.
Theatre play
A Sleeping Clergyman by James Bridie (1888-1951) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 11 January 1959
Time
8.30pm
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producers
Michael Barry, Anthony Pelissier
Playwright
James Bridie (1888-1951)
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Alexander ArchdaleDr Coutts
Anne BlakeMrs Hannah
Fanny CarbyProstitute
Madeleine ChristieLady Todd Walker
Adrienne CorriHarriet; Wilhelmina; Hope
Kenneth EdwardsDr Cooper
Monica GreyLady Katharine Helliwell
Charles HoustonDr Purley
Desmond JordanMedical Student
Ewen MacDuffDonovan
Kenneth MackintoshJohn Hannah
William MervynSir Douglas Todd Walker
John H. MooreA Sleeping Clergyman
John RaePolice Sergeant
Donald TandyPolice Constable
Robert UrquhartCharles Cameron
Russell WatersDr Marshall
Robert YoungWilkinson

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting

Print sources

Title
Adrenalin Orgies? (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Maurice Richardson (Reviewer)
Reference
The Observer, 18 January 1959, p. 19
Title
Bridie Play on BBC Television: A Sleeping Clergyman (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 12 January 1959, p. 12
Title
Radio Times, 9 January 1959 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article and listing on p. 9

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