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Major Barbara

Summary
Rediffusion production for ITV of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara.
Theatre play
Major Barbara by [George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 18 October 1966
Time
9.10-10.40pm
Channel
ITV
Production company
Rediffusion (1964-68)

Credits

Director
John Frankau
Producer
Peter Willes
Playwright
[George] Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Adapted for Television by
Ronald Gow
Cast
Eileen AtkinsBarbara
Geoffrey BayldonPeter Shirley
Jonathan CecilCholly
Fabia DrakeMrs Baines
Julia FosterJenny Hill
Ronald FraserBill Walker
Michael LatimerStephen
Moira ListerLady Britomart
Daniel MasseyAdolphus
Carmel McSharryRummy Mitchen
Anna PalkSarah
Keith PyottMorrison
Ron WellingSnobby Price
Alister WilliamsonBilton
Douglas WilmerAndrew Undershaft

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
Christianity; Salvation Army

Print sources

Title
GBS on Independent Television, 1966-83 (Blog article)
Author/creator
John Wyver (Author)
Reference
http://screenplaystv.wordpress.com/2011/08/04/gbs-on-independent-television-1966-83, published 4 August 2011
Title
Major Barbara, 1966 (Archive file)
Archive
BFI Reuben Library [more information]
Address

BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road
South Bank
London
SE1 8XT
UK

Email

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Website

http://www.bfi.org.uk/education-research/bfi-reuben-library/visiting-bfi-reuben-library

Access

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Reference
Special Collections, Associated-Rediffusion Television papers
Notes
The slim file on this production contains: a cast list; programme as telecast / pre-recorded; contracts.
Title
Small Screen Restricts Major Barbara (Review)
Reference
The Times, 19 October 1966, p. 17
Title
TV Times, 13 October 1966 (Magazine)
Linking notes
image, p. 9; article, pp. 9-10; listing, with image, p. 41

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