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The Green Pastures

Summary
1958 BBC Television production of The Green Pastures by Marc Connelly.
Theatre play
The Green Pastures by Marc Connelly (1890-1980) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 14 September 1958
Time
8.00-9.45pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Eric Fawcett
Playwright
Marc Connelly (1890-1980)
Composer
Leonard de Paur
Choir Directed by
George Mitchell
Sets / Settings
Barry Learoyd
Associate Producer
Marc Connelly (1890-1980)
Cast
Robert AdamsPharaoh
Zoe Adamsan unnamed part
F. K. Arthuran unnamed part
Curtis AugusteCarlisle
Samuel Awoan unnamed part
Harry BairdJapheth
Ansel BernardAlexander
Barbara BernardGracie
Althea BlandineEve
Locksley BoothRandolph
John BouieGabriel
Berril BriggsMyrtle
Earl CameronAdam-Hezdral
Nadia CattouseMrs Deshee
James ClarkeMoses
André DakarIsaac
Doreen Danielsan unnamed part
Evelyn DoveNoah’s Wife
Carmen Francisan unnamed part
John HarrisonNoah
Ike HatchCustard Maker
Gloria Henryan unnamed part
Harold Holnessan unnamed part
Roy Hymanan unnamed part
Dan JacksonHigh Priest
Richardina JacksonFirst Cook
Eldica Joachiman unnamed part
Ruby Joachiman unnamed part
Bari JohnsonMaster of Ceremonies
Don JohnsonHead Magician
Clifton JonesCain
Vivet Laingan unnamed part
Joseph LayodeHam
Cassandra Mahonan unnamed part
Lucille MappZeba
William MarshallThe Lord
Carmen Martinan unnamed part
Patricia Martinan unnamed part
Joe Martinsan unnamed part
Orlando MartinsKing of Babylon
Barbara McKenziean unnamed part
Edna McKenziean unnamed part
K. A. Medasan unnamed part
Lionel NgakaneShem
Sarah Palmeran unnamed part
Ade Peteran unnamed part
Pearl Prescodan unnamed part
Harry QuashieAaron
Johnny Reecean unnamed part
Jimmy Richan unnamed part
Colleen Robertsan unnamed part
Ida ShepleyZipporah
Frank SinguineauProphet
Corinne Skinner-Carteran unnamed part
Connie SmithA Stout Angel
Keith St BernardJoshua
Rita StevensA Slender Angel
Ruby Stewartan unnamed part
Hayden Tangyukan unnamed part
Keith Tangyukan unnamed part
Clunis Wadean unnamed part
Tony Wagneran unnamed part
Pauline Yarboian unnamed part
Rosita Yarboian unnamed part

Additional details

Play tags
American drama; biblical stories; race relations

Audiovisual sources

Title
The Green Pastures (BBC, 1958)
Archive
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Access

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Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 12 September 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, p. 7; listing, p. 11
Title
Television Revival: Mr M. Connelly’s The Green Pastures (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 15 September 1958, p. 3

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