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Wild Decembers

Summary
BBC Television production of Clemence Dane’s Wild Decembers.
Theatre play
Wild Decembers by Clemence Dane (1888-1965) [more information]
Date of transmission
Thursday 5 April 1956
Time
8.00pm (120 mins)
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Chloe Gibson
Playwright
Clemence Dane (1888-1965)
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Dulcie BowmanMiss Wooler
Edward Brooksa very junior partner
John CairneyPatrick Branwell Brontë
Margaret DaleMartha
Margaret DiamondEllen Nussey
Richard FoatMr Williams
Fred JohnsonThe Rev. Patrick Brontë, A.B.
M. A. Jonesa clerk
Janet JoyeMadame Heger
Janice KaneLouise Heger
John Kidda doctor
Sheila ManahanAnne Brontë
Peter MoffatThackeray
Anthony NewlandsMonsieur Heger
Terence O’ReganThe Rev. Arthur Bell Nicholls, A.B.
Maureen O’ReillyMademoiselle Blanche
Maureen PryorCharlotte Brontë
John Ruddocka priest
John SaundersGeorge Smith
Margot van der BurghEmily Brontë
Kathleen WilliamsTabby

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
19th-century setting; north of England, as theme or setting; poetry and literature, as theme

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 30 March 1956 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing on p. 3
Title
Wild Decembers, 1956 (Television script)
Author/creator
Clemence Dane (Author)
Archive
V&A Theatre and Performance Collections [more information]
Address

Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road
London
W14 0QX
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 7942 2723

Email

tmenquiries@vam.ac.uk

Website

http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/t/theatre-and-performance/

Access

Open Tuesday to Friday from 10.15am to 4.30pm, by appointment only.

Reference
THM/120/2/30

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