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The Skin Game

Summary
BBC production of John Galsworthy’s The Skin Game.
Theatre play
The Skin Game by John Galsworthy (1867-1933) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 18 January 1959
Time
8.30pm
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Chloe Gibson
Playwright
John Galsworthy (1867-1933)
Designer
Roy Oxley
Cast
Cecil BrockFirst Stranger
Edward ChapmanHornblower
Ivor DeanSecond Stranger
Richard GaleCharles
Stuart HutchinsonRolf
Henry KayMr Smalley
Sam KyddDawker
Howard LambFellows
David LangtonAuctioneer
Molly LumleyMrs Jackman
John RobinsonHillcrist
Hilda Campbell RussellAnna
Mary WebsterJill
Meadows [or Meadow] WhiteJackman
Valerie WhiteMrs Hillcrist
Billie WhitelawChloe

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
class issues / differences; north of England, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Du Maurier and Galsworthy on Television (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 19 January 1959, p. 3
Title
Play’s Conflict Fundamental: The Skin Game (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Manchester Guardian, 19 January 1959, p. 5
Title
Radio Times, 16 January 1959 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing and article on p. 9, with photograph
Title
The Common Man (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
G. A. Olden (Reviewer)
Reference
The Irish Times, 22 January 1959, p. 6

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