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The Price of Freedom

Summary
1960 BBC production of The Price of Freedom by John Heron and Maureen Quiney, given under the banner of World Refugee Year, 1959-1960.
Theatre play
The Price of Freedom by John Heron and Maureen Quiney [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 3 April 1960
Time
8.00-9.30pm
Channel
BBC Television
Production company
BBC

Credits

Producer
Naomi Capon
Playwright
John Heron
Playwright
Maureen Quiney
Adapted for Television by
Troy Kennedy Martin
Composer
John Hotchkis
Musical Arrangements by
John Hotchkis
Designer
Fanny Taylor
Cast
Timothy BatesonGeneral
Carmen Blanck-SichelSonja
Alice BowesPeasant Woman
Stella ChapmanSchoolteacher
Yvonne CouletteMarie
Barbara CouperMiss O’Rean
Alan DobieAris
Peter HempsonJan
John HerringtonPriest
Tamara HinchcoTherese
Dane HowellMoritz
Renny ListerSirka
George MikellYoung Pole
Martin MillerDoctor Pfeiffer
Endre MullerPostman
Guy Kingsley PoynterPaul Johnson
George PravdaFrederick
Leonard SachsSergei
Jack SmethurstDriver
Eric ThompsonDoctor Borkman
John WarnerPeter

Additional details

Play tags
Hungary, as theme or setting; refugees

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 1 April 1960 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article and listing, pp. 14 and 15
Title
Troy Kennedy Martin (Book)
Author/creator
Lez Cooke (Author)
Reference
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007
Linking notes
pp. 25-27

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