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Ticket for Tomorrow

Summary
This Granada Television production for ITV of Ticket for Tomorrow (an adaptation for television of Elizabeth Baker’s Chains) was the fourth in a series of plays originally produced by Annie Horniman’s Manchester repertory company.
Theatre play
Chains by Elizabeth Baker (1876-1962) [more information]
Date of transmission
Friday 6 November 1959
Time
9.35-10.35pm
Series
Television Playhouse
Channel
ITV
Production company
Granada Television (1956-)

Credits

Director
John Knight
Playwright
Elizabeth Baker (1876-1962)
Adaptor of Script
Gerald Savory (1909-1996)
Designer
Peter Phillips
Cast
Philip BondFreddy Tennant
Richard BriersCharlie Wilson
Peter CollingwoodAddison
Lois DaineLily Wilson
Bernard FoxMorton Leslie
Michael HitchmanMr Morgan
Donald MorleyWalter Forster
Raymond MortPostman
Ken ParryBowker
June ThorburnMaggie Massey
Jack WoolgarMilkman

Additional details

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

Print sources

Title
Granada’s Manchester Plays (Blog article)
Author/creator
John Wyver (Author)
Reference
http://screenplaystv.wordpress.com/2011/09/04/granadas-manchester-plays, published 4 September 2011
Title
Plays for the Millions: The First 75. A Cross Index of Granada TV Play Productions (Book)
Reference
Published by Granada TV Network, 1960
Title
TV Times, 30 October 1959 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article and listing on pp. 17 and 43

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