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The Offshore Island

Summary
1959 BBC Television production of The Offshore Island by Marghanita Laski.
Theatre play
The Offshore Island by Marghanita Laski [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 14 April 1959
Time
8.30pm (90 mins)
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Dennis Vance
Playwright
Marghanita Laski
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Cast
John BloomfieldHale
Paul BogdanRussian Soldier
Phil BrownCaptain Charles
Robert BrownMartin
Diane ClareMary Verney
Jerry GrebenBertini
Dan JacksonSmithson
George MargoSergeant Bayford
George PravdaCaptain Baltinsky
Tim SeelyJames Verney
Ann ToddRachel Verney

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
America, as theme or setting; Russia (Soviet Union etc), as theme or setting; wartime, as theme or setting; weapons / bombs

Print sources

Title
Grinding An Axe On The Bomb (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 15 April 1959, p. 8
Title
How Gullible Can You Be? (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Maurice Wiggin (Reviewer)
Reference
The Sunday Times, 19 April 1959, p. 26
Title
Peter Black’s Teleview (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Peter Black (Reviewer)
Reference
Daily Mail, 15 April 1959, p. 16
Title
Radio Times, 10 April 1959 (Magazine)
Linking notes
photograph on cover; listing, p. 15

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