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Spindrift

Summary
1959 BBC Television production of Spindrift by Naomi Mitchison and Denis Macintosh, from the BBC’s television studio in Scotland.
Theatre play
Spindrift by Naomi Mitchison and Denis Macintosh [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 23 June 1959
Time
8.30-10.00pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Finlay J. Macdonald
Film Cameraman
David Hanley
Playwright
Denis Macintosh
Playwright
Naomi Mitchison
Adapted for Television by
Ada Kay
Musician
Bobby MacLeod (accordion)
Designer
Robert Macgowan
Film Editor
James Mearns
Cast
Tom FlemingAlec MacMillan, Airgiod
James GibsonMatthew MacMillan, Matta
John GrieveDougie MacLean, The Goat
Nora LaidlawJennie Paterson
Eileen McCallumIna
Roddy McMillanHamish MacMillan
Douglas MurchieWillie Ritchie
Ruth RobertsonWaitress
Molly UrquhartSeonnaid MacMillan
Mary WaltonLottie
Eric WoodburnIan MacMillan, The Juck
Frank WylieJohnnie MacMillan

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
Scotland, as theme or setting; Scottish drama; sea-faring

Print sources

Title
Inescapable Grip of the Sea (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 24 June 1959, p. 13
Title
Radio Times, 19 June 1959 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 13
Title
Study of Scotiish Fishing Life: Guilty Together (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 19 August 1959, p. 12
Linking notes
passing mention

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