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Anastasia

Summary
1953 BBC Television production of Marcelle Maurette’s Anastasia, which won the Daily Mail’s Best TV Play of the Year award for 1953-54 (source: Jason Jacobs, The Intimate Screen, p. 13).
Theatre play
Anastasia by Marcelle Maurette (1909-1972) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 12 July 1953
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producers
John Counsell, Rosemary Hill
Playwright
Marcelle Maurette (1909-1972)
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Charles CameronSergei
Bryan ColemanPrince Paul
Peter CushingPiotr Petrovsky
Ruth GoddardLady in Waiting
Michael GodfreyFelix Oblensky
Everley GreggThe Charwoman
Helen HayeThe Dowager Empress of Russia
Anthony Ireland (1902-1957)Prince Bounine
Mary KerridgeAnna Broun
Malcolm RussellBoris Chernov
Jacqueline SquireAntonia
Geoffrey TyrrellThe Sleigh Driver

Additional details

Notes
Cast and credits taken from the BBC archive recording.
Play tags
Germany, as theme or setting; inheritance; royalty; Russia (Soviet Union etc), as theme or setting

Audiovisual sources

Title
Anastasia (BBC, 1953)
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
Television Notes (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
C. A. Lejeune (Reviewer)
Reference
The Observer, 26 July 1953, p. 11
Title
The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama (Book)
Author/creator
Jason Jacobs (Author)
Reference
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000
Linking notes
p. 13

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