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Cinderella [excerpt]

Summary
BBC presentation of a 25-minute excerpt from Margaret Carter’s Cinderella, currently on stage at the Embassy Theatre, London and performed by the Joan Luxton’s Children’s Theatre Company.
Theatre play
Cinderella by Margaret Carter [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 19 January 1937
Time
9.31pm (25 mins)
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC
Theatre company
Joan Luxton’s Children’s Theatre Company

Credits

Producer
Geoffrey Wincott
Television Presentation by
Stephen Thomas
Presented for the stage by
Ronald Adam (1896-1979)
Playwright
Margaret Carter
Musician
Veronica Cook (piano)
Musician
Marie Dare ('cello)
Musician
Gwyneth Trotter (violin)
Cast
Elfrida BurgessLady Penelope
Margaret CarterUgly Sister
Joan FrenchCinderella
John GatrellPrince
Patrick GoverDandini
Roy Heath
Maude Joliffe
Joan LuxtonUgly Sister
W. S. PercyBaron
Mary Rame
Jack Williams
Brember WillsChancellor
Geoffrey WincottChoddles
Betty Wych

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
music drama; pantomime

Print sources

Title
BBC Television Programme Records: vol. 1, 1937-38 (Book)
Reference
London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1938
Linking notes
p. 5
Title
Embassy Theatre: Cinderella by Margaret Carter (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 28 December 1936, p. 15
Title
Radio Times, 15 January 1937 (Magazine)
Linking notes
p. 6

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