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Gilt and Gingerbread [scene]

Summary
1959 BBC presentation of a scene from Lionel Hale’s comedy Gilt and Gingerbread, televised directly from the Duke of York’s Theatre, London.
Theatre play
Gilt and Gingerbread by Lionel Hale [more information]
Date of transmission
Tuesday 7 July 1959
Time
8.00-8.45pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Harold French
Television Presentation by
John Vernon
Playwright
Lionel Hale
Sets / Settings
Michael Weight
Cast
Kara AldridgeManuela
Richard BriersJoseph Field
John Clements (1910-1988)Charles Yeyder
Walter FitzgeraldFrancis Bolderwood
Kay HammondLouise Yeyder
Eileen PeelPerdita Cull
Hugh SinclairMortimer Wilmot

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
comedy; economic affairs

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 3 July 1959 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, with photograph, p. 11
Title
Unfulfilled Promise (Newspaper review of stage production)
Reference
The Times, 18 April 1959, p. 8

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