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Strange Interlude, Part 2

Summary
This 1958 BBC production of Eugene O’Neill’s Strange Interlude, which is set in America just after the First World War, was presented in two parts, on two Sunday evenings (23 and 30 March 1958).
Theatre play
Strange Interlude by Eugene O’Neill [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 30 March 1958
Time
8.30-10.00pm
Series
Television World Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
John Jacobs
Playwright
Eugene O’Neill
Designer
Roy Oxley
Cast
Diane CilentoNina
Jacqueline EllisMadelaine Arnold
John FlexmanGordon Evans (as a young man)
Oliver JohnstonProfessor Leeds
David KnightSam Evans
Catherine LaceyMrs Evans
Richard O’SullivanGordon Evans (as a boy)
Wiliam SylvesterEdmund Darrell
Noel WillmanCharles Marsden

Additional details

Play tags
American drama

Audiovisual sources

Title
Strange Interlude (BBC, 1958)
Archive
BBC Information and Archives [more information]
Address

White City
London
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 8008 2288

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/informationandarchives/

Access

BBC Information and Archives is not open to the public.

Print sources

Title
BBC Television: Strange Interlude (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 24 March 1958, p. 3
Title
O’Neill Still Compelling (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Guardian, 24 March 1958, p. 7
Title
Radio Times, 21 March 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing for Part 1, with photograph, on p. 13
Title
Radio Times, 28 March 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing for Part 2, with photograph, on p. 11
Title
World Theatre: Strange Interlude (BBC, 1958) (Blog article)
Author/creator
John Wyver (Author)
Reference
http://screenplaystv.wordpress.com/2012/09/30/world-theatre-strange-interlude-bbc-1958, published 30 September 2012

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