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Dick Whittington and His Cat

Summary
1958 BBC Television production of Mertram Montague’s pantomime Dick Whittington and His Cat.
Theatre play
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Bertram Montague [more information]
Date of transmission
Wednesday 31 December 1958
Time
8.00-9.30pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producers
Richard Afton, Bertram Montague
Playwright
Bertram Montague
Writer
Barry Lupino ('based on a script by’)
Conductor
Eric Robinson (of orchestra)
Dances Directed by
Larry Gordon
Cast
Jack BrennanThe Cat
Kenneth ConnorMate
Audrey CraftFairy Queen
Lester FergusonThe Emperor of Morocco
Jean KentDick Whittington
Max MillerIdle Jack
Nat MillsSarah the Cook
Bill PertweeKing Rat
Jon PertweeAlderman Fitzwarren
Jill WestlakeAlice Fitzwarren
Vic WiseCaptain
Pamela YoungPan

Additional details

Play tags
pantomime

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 26 December 1958 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, p. 5; listing, p. 13

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