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The Amorous Prawn [scenes]

Summary
1960 BBC presentation of scenes from The Amorous Prawn by Anthony Kimmins, televised directly from the Saville Theatre, London, by arrangement with Murray Macdonald and John Stevens.
Theatre play
The Amorous Prawn by Anthony Kimmins (1901-1964) [more information]
Date of transmission
Wednesday 20 January 1960
Time
9.00-9.45pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Murray Macdonald
Television Presentation by
John Vernon
Playwright
Anthony Kimmins (1901-1964)
Decor
Anthony Holland
Cast
Jean AubreyPte Suzie Tidmarsh
Stanley BaxterCpl Sydney Green
Walter FitzgeraldMajor-General Sir Hamish Fitzadam, KBE, CB, DSO
Harry LandisPte Albert Huggins
Evelyn LayeLady Fitzadam
Hugh McDermottLarry Hoffman
Derek NimmoPte Willie Maltravers
Michael SegalSam Goulansky
Lucy YoungPte Biddy O’Hara, WEAC

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
comedy; military / army / navy / air-force; Scotland, as theme or setting

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 15 January 1960 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 17; article, p. 4

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