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Ah, Wilderness!

Summary
1938 BBC studio production of Eugene O’Neill’s comedy Ah, Wilderness!
Theatre play
Ah, Wilderness! by Eugene O’Neill [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 3 May 1938
Time
9.30-10.30pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Eric Crozier (1914-1994)
Playwright
Eugene O’Neill
Cast
Margaret Brereton
Rita Davies
Kitty de Legh
Charles Farrell
Alan Keith
Simon Lack
Kay Lewis
Joan Miller (1910-1988)
Richard Newton
Percy Parsons
Valentine Rooke

Additional details

Origination
Live from studio
Vision original
Monochrome
Later transmissions
Revived in 1939 and played at 9.10pm on Saturday 17 June and at 3.oopm on Friday 23 June
Notes
Cast members who reprised their roles in 1939 were Percy parsons, Kitty de Legh, Charles Farrell, Joan Miller and Simon Lack.

The new cast members were Sam OPayne, Clive Baxter, Margaret Cooper, Gewn Nelson, Harry Hutchinson, Doreen Oscar, Leo McCabe, Peter Madden, Guy Glover and Joyce Chancellor.
Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
America, as theme or setting; American drama; comedy

Print sources

Title
Broadcasting: The King and Queen in Glasgow (Newspaper listing)
Reference
The Times, 3 May 1938, p. 21
Title
Radio Times, 20 May 1938 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article on p. 15
Title
Radio Times, 29 April 1938 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 18

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