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Twilight of a Warrior

Summary
This BBC Television Sunday-Night Theatre production of Walter Macken’s play Twilight of a Warrior was presented under the Henry Sherek Presents banner.
Theatre play
Twilight of a Warrior by Walter Macken (1915-1967) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 8 April 1956
Time
8.15pm (90 mins)
Series
Sunday-Night Theatre; Henry Sherek Presents
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
John Jacobs
Producer
Michael Barry
Playwright
Walter Macken (1915-1967)
Designer
Barry Learoyd
Cast
Stephen BoydAbel Adam
Maureen DelanyGubby Adam
Sonia DresdelNessa Adam
Brenda HoganElva Adam
Harry HutchinsonAffy Adam
Alec McCowenRoss Adam
Tony QuinnSergeant Brudar
Liam RedmondDacey Adam
Kevin StoneyDoctor Gilanders

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
Irish drama

Print sources

Title
BBC Television: Twilight of a Warrior (Newspaper review)
Reference
The Times, 9 April 1956, p. 3
Title
More Art, Less Matter (Magazine review)
Author/creator
Philip Hope-Wallace (Reviewer)
Reference
The Listener, 12 April 1956, pp. 424-25
Notes
With b&w image from the production on p. 425.
Title
Radio Times, 6 April 1956 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, article and illustration on p. 12; mentioned on the cover
Title
Smoke in Your Eyes (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Maurice Richardson (Reviewer)
Reference
The Observer, 15 April 1956, p. 14
Title
Television Review: Good Plays and Bad (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
G. A. Olden (Reviewer)
Reference
The Irish Times, 12 April 1956, p. 8

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