Raiders of the Lost Archives 2009-2010
The third year of Kaleidoscope’s campaign to find lost television, working in partnership with the BFI, ITV and the BBC.
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Part One: Library of Congress discoveries
Identified by the Library of Congress with assistance from Kaleidoscope; in the process of being returned to the BFI from the USA: Drama programmes sent to the New York public television station WNET between the late fifties and early seventies. They are in the WNET collection at the Library of Congress. They are on 16mm and two inch formats that are being transferred to hard drive files.
Plays unattached to a series
Antigone (BBC) tx: 27/10/1959
Written by Jean Anouilh; translated by Lewis Galantière; play production by Michael Elliott. With Dorothy Tutin (Antigone), Basil Sydney (Creon), Noel Willman (Chorus), David McCallum (Haemon), Jennifer Wilson (Ismene), Peter Hempson (Page), Enid Lorimer (Eurydice), Rosalind Atkinson (Nurse), James Maxwell (Messenger), Sam Kydd (First Guard), Richard Klee (Second Guard), Edwin Brown (Third Guard).
The First Gentleman (Southern/Rediffusion) tx: 01/07/1961
Written by Norman Ginsbury; designed by Reece Pemberton; produced by Michael Benthall; directed by Philip Dale. With Charles Gray (Prince Regent of England), Susannah York (Princess Charlotte), Jack Gwillim (Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg).
The Winter’s Tale (BBC) tx: 20/04/1962
Written by William Shakespeare; music by Herbert Chappell; play production by Don Taylor. With Robert Shaw (Leontes), Patrick Macnee (Polixenes), Rosalie Crutchley (Hermione), Carlo Cura (Mamillius), Nigel Stock (Camillo), Meg Wynn Owen (Emilia), Olivia Breeze (First Lady), Valerie Bell (Second Lady), Edward Evans (First Lord), Geoffrey Bayldon (Antigonus), Brenda Bruce (Paulina), Michael Wynne (Gaoler), William Holmes (Second Lord), Adrian Brine (Third Lord), Colin Rix (Fourth Lord, Officer of Court), Alan Rowe (Cliomines), William Gaunt (Dion), Edgar Wreford (First Servant),
Donald Tandy (Mariner), Frank Atkinson (Old Shepherd), Norman Rossington (Clown), Beckett Bould (Time The Chorus), Ron Moody (Autolicus), Brian Smith (Florizel), Sarah Badel (Perdita), Denise Coffey (Mopsa), Lyn Pinkney (Dorcas).
Rembrandt (BBC) tx: 18/12/1969
Written by Carl Zuckmayer; designed by Tony Abbott; produced and directed by Rudolph Cartier. With Richard Johnson (Rembrandt Van Rijn), Cyril Shaps (Doctor Menasseh, The Storyteller), Toke Townley (Shopkeeper), David Cargill (Ludwick), Julie May (Flower Seller), Bernard Stone (Jeweller), Derek Aylward (Banning Cocq), John Barrard (Ruytenburch), John Carlin (Kemp), Jill Bennett (Geertje), Laurie Leigh (Maid), Howard Rawlinson (Fabrizius), Brian Oulton (Six), Hugh Cross (Equerry), Nicholas Evans (Flinck), Richard Bebb (Heertsbeeke), John Devaut (Lawyer), Paul Griffiths (Titus As A Boy), Wilfrid Brambell (Beggar Saul), Robin Stewart (Titus), Len Saunders (Blind Beggar), John Baskcomb (Rembrandt’s Father), Terry Duggan (Rembrandt’s Brother), Liz McKenzie (Peasant), Anna Karen (Peasant), Dallas Cavell (Peasant), Donald Webster (Peasant), Terri Stevens (Hendrickje), John Glyn-Jones (Minister), Christopher Hodge (Auctioneer), Will Stampe (Jew), Patricia Laffan (Marquise), Beatrice Greeke (Fish Seller), Stanley Lebor (Artist), David Strong (Artist), Roy Branigan (Artist), Vanessa Miles (Phoebe), Lorraine Bertorelli (Girl), Sandra Hall (Girl).
Much Ado About Nothing (BBC) tx: 05/02/1967
Written by William Shakespeare; edited by Robert Graves; associate producer Robert Stephens; produced by Cedric Messina; directed for the stage by Franco Zeffirelli; directed for television by Alan Cooke. With Derek Jacobi (Don Pedro), Ronald Pickup (Don John), Michael Byrne (Claudio), Robert Stephens (Benedick), Denis De Marne (A Lord), Gerald James (Leonato), Harry Lomax (Antonio), Caroline John (Hero), Maggie Smith (Beatrice), Wynne Clark (Ursula), Carolyn Johns (Margaret), Edward Petherbridge (Conrade), David Hargreaves (Borachio), Neil Fitzpatrick (Balthasar), Malcolm
Reynolds (Messenger), Chloe Ashcroft (Woman of Leonato’s Household), Mary Griffiths (Woman of Leonato’s Household), Barry Evans (Coffee Boy), John McEnery (Gentleman), Frank Finlay (Dogberry), Graham Crowden (Verges), David Ryall (Sexton), Roger Kemp (First Watchman), Ron Pember (Second Watchman), David Belcher (Watchman), Michael Gambon (Watchman), John Hallam (Watchman), Paul Curran (Friar Francis), Christopher Timothy (Server), Malcolm Hall (Trumpeter), Alan Hutt (Trombonist), John Foley (Clarinettist), Laurie Morgan (Drummer), Rob Willmott (Guitarist), Roy Holder, Alex Adams, Janina Faye, Kay Gallie, Luke Hardy, Louise Purnell.
Plays attached to a series
Blood and Thunder (Granada)
The Changeling tx: 04/01/1965
Adapted by Philip Mackie; based on a play by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley; produced by
Philip Mackie; directed by Derek Bennett. With Derek Godfrey (De Flores), Kika Markham (Beatrice), Hal Hamilton (Alsemro), Nerys Hughes (Diaphanta), James Kerry (Jasperino), Esmond Knight (Vermandero), Eric Lander (Alonzo), Patrick Troughton (Tomazo), John Rolfe (First Gentleman), Clive Graham (Second Gentleman).
Victoria Regina (Granada)
Summer tx: 20/11/1964
Autumn tx: 27/11/1964
Written by Laurence Houseman; adapted by Peter Wildeblood; produced by Peter Wildeblood;
directed by Stuart Latham. With Patricia Routledge (Queen Victoria), Joachim Hansen (Prince Albert), Max Adrian (Lord
Beaconsfield), James Ottaway, Paul Williamson, John Brooking, Jolyon Booth, Jennie Linden, Barbara
Couper, Hugh Cross, Peter McCann, Julian D’Albie, Edward Atienza, Beatrix Mackey, Ann Tirard,
Geoffrey Chater, Fiona Hartford, Mary Hinton, Maurice Colbourne.
The Wednesday Play (BBC)
Auto Stop tx: 21/04/1965
Written by Alan Seymour; music by Eric Rogers; story editor Roger Smith; produced by James
MacTaggart; directed by Brian Parker. With David Hemmings (Henry), Delphi Lawrence (Federika), Kevin Stoney (Marcello), Janice Dinnen (Moya), John Trigger (Aryan), David Lander (Ernie), Gino Melvazzi (Pietro), Catherine Griller
(Rosaleen), Hal Hamilton (Jed), Katharine Schofield (Karin), Bettine Le Beau (Maria), Jonathan Burn (Bruno), George Zenios (Dimitrious), Ken Wayne (Gingo), Doola Economou (Greek Girl), Adrian Drotsky (Milos), David Pinner (Janos), Gertan Klauber (Austrian), Michael Ritterman (Kreuz), Deirdre Turner (Waitress).
The Bond tx: 01/12/1965
Written by Dawn Pavitt and Terry Wale; produced by James MacTaggart; directed by Mary Ridge. With Hannah Gordon (Sally), Barry Lowe (Chris), Susan Williamson (Brenda), Clifford Parrish (Stan), Nancie Jackson (Madge), Julie Booth (Yvonne), Elsie Wagstaff (Gran), Campbell Singer (Norman), Joan Young (Edie), William Marlowe (Jeff), Edmund Gray (Vicar), Rosalie Westwater (Sybil), William Moore (Len), Annette Crosbie (Liz), John Downing (Brian), Angus Mackay (Ernest), Brenda Cowling (Gwen), Maureen O’Reilly (Peggy), George Selway (Frank), Pauline Devaney (Val), Geoffrey
Cheshire (Barry), Ian Frost (Richard), Carol Austin (Party Guest), Jacqueline Blackmore (Party Guest), Hal Dyer (Party Guest), Annette Hunt (Party Guest), Fern Warner (Party Guest), Nicholas Critchley (Party Guest), John Flint (Party Guest), Peter Forbes-Robertson (Party Guest), Anthony Gardner (Party Guest), Donald Groves (Party Guest), Kenton Moore (Party Guest), Rita Williams (Vocalist).
Play of the Month (BBC)
Defection! The Case of Colonel Petrov tx: 27/09/1966
Adapted by Donald Bull; music by Michael Bialoguski; based on a book by Michael Bialoguski;
produced by Cedric Messina; directed by Bill Hays. With Lee Montague (Bialoguski), Nigel Stock (Petrov), Madge Ryan (Dusya), Charles Tingwell (Johnson), Jerome Willis (Zaryezov), Colin Jeavons (Kislytsin), George Roubicek (Bradley), Lyndell Rowe (Jessie), Walter Sparrow (Roberts), George Pastell (Pakhomov), James Bree (Lifanov), Honora
Burke (Sonya), Robert Marsden (Koukharenko), Kenneth Colley (Yolinichev), Alec Mango (Prudnikov), Lala Lloyd (Lily Klodnitsky), Peter Van Dissel (Chomentowski), John Kidd (Mackenzie), Willoughby Gray (Colonel Trex), Lloyd Lamble (Beckett), Michael Golden (Generalov), David Joel (Reporter), Deirdre Denham (Air Hostess), William Curren (Thompson), Charles Rea (Narrator).
Romeo and Juliet tx: 03/12/1967
Written by William Shakespeare; music by Raymond Jones; produced by Cedric Messina; directed by Alan Cooke. With Hywel Bennett (Romeo), Kika Markham (Juliet), Thora Hird (The Nurse), John Gielgud (Prologue), Ronald Pickup (Mercutio), Charles Kay (Tybalt), Michael Gambon [as Mike Gambon] (Gregory), Ronald Cunliffe (Samson), Edward Burnham (Capulet), Stephanie Bidmead (Lady Capulet), Robert Gillespie (Peter), Michael O’Hagan (Balthasar), Brian Badcoe (Montague), Clare Austin (Lady Montague), David Griffin (Benvolio), Anthony Newlands (Friar Laurence), Michael Godfrey (The Prince), Jonathan Dennis (Paris), Julius Alba (Apothecary), Derrick Gilbert (Friar John), Brian Coburn (Officer).
Thursday Theatre (BBC)
The Young Elizabeth tx: 24/12/1964
Written by Jennette Dowling and Francis Letton; produced by Cedric Messina; directed by Charles
Jarrott. With Valerie Gearon (Elizabeth Tudor), Katharine Blake (Mary Tudor), Gwen Cherrell (Katherine Parr), Cyril Luckham (Bishop Gardiner), Rolf Lefebvre (Lord William Howard), Robert Croudace (Guard), Guy Ross (Page), Scott Forbes (Thomas Seymour), Hugh Paddick (Lord Robert Tyrwhitt), Douglas Milvain (William Cecil), Patricia Samuels (Amy), Madeleine Christie (Katherine Ashley), Michael Johnson (Robert Dudley), Newton Blick (Thomas Parry), Margaret Denyer (Lady Tyrwhitt), Victor Winding (Sir Thomas Wyatt), Michael Graham (Sir Francis Verney), Michael Lynch (Sir Peter Carew), Michael Allaby (Gaoler), Vickie Climas (First Gentlewoman), Ellen Sheean (Second Gentlewoman).
Anatol tx: 18/03/1965
Written by Arthur Schnitzler; script editor Rosemary Hill; produced by Bernard Hepton; directed by
Christopher Morahan. With Robert Hardy (Anatol), John Wood (Max), Margaret Read (Lady), Peter Elliott (Franz), Priscilla Morgan (Bianca), Tony Sympson (Waiter), Moira Redmond (Mimi), Beatrice Greeke (Flower Seller),
Elvi Hale (Lena).
Played Upon a Stage (Associated-Rediffusion)
She Stoops to Conquer
Tx: 11/05/1960 Part 1
Tx: 18/05/1960 Part 2
Tx: 25/05/1960 Part 3
Introduced by Michael Hawkins; written by Oliver Goldsmith; directed by Roger Jenkins. With Paul Daneman (Marlow), Margaret Courtenay (Mrs Hardcastle), Jane Downs (Kate Hardcastle), Jocelyn James (Constance Neville), George Woodbridge (Mr Hardcastle), Patrick Newell (Tony Lumpkin), Vivian Pickles (Pimple), Charles Rea (First Fellow), Robert Vahey (Second Fellow), Richard Wilding (Third Fellow), Reginald Marsh (Landlord), Tristram Jellinek (Hastings), John Cater (Diggory), Claude Jones (Servant), Malcolm Knight (Servant), Patrick Blackwell (Roger).
Theatre 625 (BBC)
Rosmersholm (Rosmesholm) tx: 26/09/1965
Translated by Ann Jellicoe; based on a play by Ibsen; produced by Cedric Messina; directed by
Michael Barry. With Peggy Ashcroft (Rebecca West), Knut Wigert (John Rosmer), Mark Dignam (Kroll), Angela
Baddeley (Mrs Helseth), Morris Perry (Mortensgard), John Laurie (Ulric Brendel).
The World of George Orwell: 1984 tx: 28/11/1965
Adapted by Nigel Kneale; music by Wilfred Josephs; based on a book by George Orwell; produced
by Cedric Messina; directed by Christopher Morahan. With David Buck (Winston Smith), Joseph O’Conor (O’Brien), Jane Merrow (Julia), Cyril Shaps (Syme), Tony Cyrus (Soldier), Mohammed Shansi (Arab Colonel), Alexis Chesnakov (Russian Marshal), Hugo de Vernier (French General), John Brandon (American General), Tom Macaulay (British General), Brian Badcoe (Telescreen Announcer), Raymond Mason (Telescreen Announcer), Vernon Dobtcheff (Goldstein), Marjorie Gresley (Prole in Canteen), Norman Chappell (Parsons), Sally Lahee (Mrs Parsons), Sally Thomsett (Parsons Girl), Frank Summerscales (Parsons Boy), Henry Kay (Pedlar), Eric Francis (Blind Man), Anthony Blackshaw (Prole), Edwin Brown (Prole), Sydney Arnold (Old Man), John Lyons (Prole Youth), David Baxter (Prole Youth), Patrick Ellis (Prole Youth), Fred Hugh (Barman), John Garrie (Charrington), John Barrett (Waiter), John Mincer (Jones), Eden Fox (Aaronson), George Wilder (Rutherford), Peter Bathurst (Foster), Julie May (Singing Prole Woman), John Moore (Orator), Paul Phillips (Martin), Raymond Graham (Man With Bread), William Lyon Brown (Thin Man), Norman Scace (Man in White Coat), David Grey (Man in White Coat), John Abineri (Man in White Coat), Michael Sheard (Man in White Coat), Fred Powell (Guard in Cell), John Scripps (Withers), Bill Gossling (Technician), Donald Groves (Supervisor), Kathleen Heath (Woman in Cell).
Dr. Knock tx: 02/01/1966
Translated by Harley Granville-Barker; based on a play by Jules Romains; produced by Cedric
Messina; directed by Herbert Wise. With Leonard Rossiter (Doctor Knock), John Le Mesurier (Doctor Parpalaid), Mavis Villiers (Madame Parpalaid), Renée Houston (Madame Remy), Jimmy Gardner (Jean), Graham Armitage (M.
Bernard), James Grout (Town Crier), Robert Gillespie (M. Mousquet), Mercia Mansfield (Mariette), Pat Nye (Farmer’s Wife), Rosalind Atkinson (Madame Pons), Malcolm Taylor (First Country Fellow), Lawrence James (Second Country Fellow), Patrick Godfrey (Scipio), Dilys Watling (Nurse).
A Month in the Country tx: 20/03/1966
Translated by Elisaveta Fen; based on a play by Ivan Turgenev; produced by Cedric Messina;
directed by Christopher Morahan. With Vivien Merchant (Natalia Petrovna), Derek Godfrey (Rakitin), Timothy Darwen (Kolia), Hywel Bennett (Beliayev), Michele Dotrice (Vera Alexandrovna), Jan Conrad (Shaaf), Enid Lorimer (Anna
Semionovna), Susan Field (Lizaveta Bogdanovna), Cyril Cross (Matvey), Michael Bates (Shpighelsky), Philip Latham (Arkady), Vanessa Forsyth (Katia), John Baskcomb (Bolshintzov).
The Queen and Jackson (The Queen and the Welshman) tx: 10/04/1966
Written by Donald Bull; produced by Cedric Messina; directed by John Gorrie. With George Baker (Edward Jackson), Jill Dixon (Emily Jackson), Brian Oulton (Alfred Wilmot), Madeleine Christie (Nurse McFife), Willoughby Goddard (Boldero, QC), Sylvia Coleridge (Aunt Maud), James Cossins (Henry), Benjamin Whitrow (Clerk of the Court), Kynaston Reeves (Lord Chief Justice), Eric Hillyard (Master of the Rolls), Frank Littlewood (Third Appeal Judge), Arthur Hewlett (Bream, QC), Ann Penfold (Dolly), Jeremy Mason (First City Gent), James Lynn (Second City Gent), Helen Weir (Sarah), Jeffrey Segal (Mr Waring), Keith Buckley (Tupson), Fletcher Lightfoot (Bessemer), Peter Stenson (Cabby), Elsie Arnold (Mrs Bolt), Reginald Barratt (Mr Godfrey), Kenneth Benda (Sir Digby Thurslow), Roy Marsden (Policeman), Nancie Jackson (Lady Redding), Lala Jackson (Miss Tubb), Garry Logan (Butcher’s Boy), Peter MacKriel (Man From Titbits), Stephen Dartnell (Mr Dobie), Ralph Wilson (Husband), Brenda Duncan (Wife), Beaufoy Milton (Clergyman), Gladys Wykeham-
Edwards (Queen Victoria), Kenneth Benda (Lord Salisbury).
She Stoops to Conquer tx: 29/05/1966
Written by Oliver Goldsmith; produced by Brandon Acton-Bond; directed by Roger Jenkins.
With Patrick Stewart (Mr Hardcastle), Hazel Hughes (Mrs Hardcastle), Gawn Grainger (Tony Lumpkin), Barbara Leigh-Hunt (Kate Hardcastle), Anna Carteret (Constance Neville), Desmond Stokes (Landlord), Brenda Chabas (Barmaid), Clive Molloy (Musician), Julian Battersby (Slang), Michael Pemberton (Aminadab), Michael Fleming (Twist), Stanley Bates (Potboy), John Warner (Young Marlow), Peter Baldwin (Hastings), Keith Bowles (Diggory), Julian Battersby (Roger), Susan Pitts (Pimple), Stanley Bates (Thomas), Patrick Stewart (Sir Charles Marlow), Michael Grenstead, Michael Swindlehurst, Jeremy Godden, Patrick Black, David White, Anthony Rowe.
The Seagull tx: 27/03/1966
Written by Anton Chekhov; produced by Cedric Messina; directed by Alan Cooke. With Pamela Brown (Madame Arkadina (An Actress)), Robert Stephens (Trigorin (A Writer)), Robin Phillips (Konstantin Treplef (Arkadina’s Son)), Charles Carson (Sorin (Arkadina’s Brother)), Niall MacGinnis [as Niall McGinnis] (Dorn (A Doctor)), John Carlin (Medvedenko (A Schoolmaster)), Sydney Tafler (Shamrayef (Manager of the Estate)), Daphne Slater (Paulina (Shamrayef’s Wife)), Annette Crosbie (Masha (Shamrayef’s Daughter)), John Malcolm (Yakov), Roy Denton (Cook).
The Blood Knot tx: 12/06/1967
Written by Athol Fugard; produced by Michael Bakewell; directed by Robin Midgley. With Athol Fugard (Morris), Charles Hyatt (Zach).
Drama Playhouse (BBC)
The Onedin Line – The Wind Blows Free tx: 07/12/1970
Written by Cyril Abraham; designed by Oliver Bayldon; produced by Anthony Coburn; directed by
William Slater. With Brian Rawlinson (Robert Onedin), Maureen Nelson (Mrs Furlong), Jessica Benton (Elizabeth
Onedin), Mary Webster (Sarah Onedin), Peter Gilmore (James Onedin), Edward Chapman (Callon), John Kidd (Agnew), Robert Gillespie (Drummond), Sheila Allen (Anne Webster), James Hayter (Captain Webster), Cyril Shaps (Bragansa), Reg Matthews (Clerk).
Play of the Week (Associated-Rediffusion)
The Wild Duck tx: 30/01/1957
Written by Henrik Ibsen; adapted by Max Faber; produced by John Clements; directed by Charles
Crichton. With Emlyn Williams (Hjalmer Ekdal), Dorothy Tutin (Hedvig), Angela Baddeley (Gina Ekdal), George
Relph (Old Ekdal), Michael Gough (Gregors Werle), Charles Carson (Haakon Werle), Peggy Livesey (Mrs Bertha Sorby), Aiden Turner (Chamberlain Kaspersen), Michael Hitchman (Chamberlain Balle), Alex Scott (Chamberlain Flor), Graham Stuart (Petersen), Jacqueline Forster (Maid), John Bennett (Graaberg), Laurence Hardy (Doctor Relling), Robert Beaumont (Molvik).
Killing of the King tx: 27/01/1959
Written by Hugh Ross Williamson; produced and directed by Ronald Marriott. With Paul Rogers (King Charles I), John Phillips (Oliver Cromwell), Basil Dignam (Bishop Juxon), Edgar Wreford (Lord Fairfax), Jane Lamb (Elizabeth), Paul Castaldini (Henry), Arthur Adair (Seymour), Bernard Horsfall (Sir Purback Temple), Barbara Lott (Lady Fairfax), John Gordon (Colonel Hewson), Philip Ray (Bradshawe), Frank Shelley (Colonel Herbert), Arthur Hewlett (Valentine Walton), Eric Phillips (Crier), Derek Birch (Clerk), Douglas Blackwell (Griffith Bodurdo), Alexandra Beauclerc (Mrs Nelson), William Abney (Henry Ireton), Philip Scott (Downes), Hugh Evans (Colonel Tomlinson), Lewis Wilson (First Soldier), Michael Wynne (Second Soldier), Brian Rawlinson (Servant / Sergeant Gittens), Neil Hallett (Captain), David Garth (Colonel Axtell), Robert Webber (Henry Marten), Alastair Hunter (Nicholas Love), Christopher Hodge (Brandon), John Harvey (Colonel Hacker), Edward Cast (Sergeant Hulet), Norman Taylor (Colonel Goffe), Geoffrey Hibbert (Hugh Peters), Michael Segal (Sergeant Atkins), Ian Gardiner (Sergeant Greenaway), Reginald Jessup (Colonel Huncks), Paddy
Joyce (Colonel Phayre).
Dandy Dick tx: 28/07/1959
Adapted by Harry Moore; based on a play by Arthur Wing Pinero [credited as Arthur W. Pinero];
produced and directed by Tania Lieven. With Newton Blick (The Very Reverend Austin Jedd, D.D.), Judith Furse (Georgiana Tidman), Jack Allen (Sir Tristram Mardon, Bart), Philip Latham (Major Gerald Tarver).
The Flowering Cherry tx: 02/02/1960
Adapted by Denis Webb; based on a book by Robert Bolt; produced and directed by Toby
Robertson. With Michael Hordern (Jim Cherry), Jessica Dunning (Isobel Cherry), Andrew Ray (Tom Cherry), Susan
Maryott (Carol), Edgar Wreford (David Bowman), Charles Lamb (Gilbert Grass), Amanda Walker (Judy Cherry).
Freedom in September tx: 18/09/1962
Written by Leo Lehman; produced and directed by Joan Kemp-Welch. With Joseph Furst (Lecherenko), Griffith Jones (Stewart), Patrick Troughton (Prince), Alan MacNaughtan (Dornik, alias Pol), Patsy Rowlands (Ivy), Martin Sterndale (Lomov), Brandon Brady (Russian), Alexis Chesnakov (Russian), Michael Finlayson (Hall Porter), Jacqueline Maude
(Manageress), Margaret Gordon (Laura), Seymour Green (Bowen), Jane Eccles (Lady in the Park), Angela Barrie (Maid), Ruth Porcher (Mrs Pol), Doris Littel (Mrs Harvey), Roy Foster Brown (Palmer), Coral Fairweather (Second Waitress), Kenneth Keeling (Policeman), Robert Young (Tramp), Frank Tregear (Second Reporter).
The Typewriter tx: 20/11/1962
Written by Jean Cocteau; translated by Giles Cooper; adapted by Giles Cooper; produced and
directed by Joan Kemp-Welch. With Margaret Johnston (Maxime Solange), Jeremy Brett (Pascal / Maxime), Patrick Wymark (Fred), Pat Sandys (Margot), Geoffrey Chater (Didier), Gemma Jones (Postmistress).
The Three Sisters tx: 03/09/1963
Written by Anton Chekhov; translated by Miki Iveria and Kitty Black; adapted by Leo Lehman. With Jill Bennett (Masha), Kenneth Griffith (Lieutenant Touzenbach), Griffith Jones (Lieutenant Colonel Vershinin, The Battery Commander), Peter Woodthorpe (Andrei), Ann Bell (Irina), Wensley Pithey (Doctor Cheboutikin, the military doctor), John Wood (Kouligin, a teacher), Anne Cunningham (Natasha), Gerald Flood (Captain Soleny, a staff officer), Margaret Gordon (Olga), Tad
Burner (Second Lieutenant Roday), John Quayle (Second Lieutenant Fdotik), Frederick Peisley (Ferapont, a porter at the Town Hall), Hilda Barry (Anfissa, nurse to the three sisters).
The Sunday Night Play (BBC)
Charley’s Aunt tx: 16/04/1961
Written by Brandon Thomas; play production by Stuart Burge. With Bernard Cribbins (Lord Fancourt Babberley), Donald Wolfit (Mr Spettigue), Rosalie Crutchley (Donna Lucia D’Alvadorez), William Kendall (Colonel Sir Francis Chesney), Barrie Ingham (Jack Chesney), John Warner (Charley Wykeham), Patsy Rowlands (Kitty Verdun), Lloyd Pearson (Brassett), Bridget Armstrong (Amy Spettigue), Gay Cameron (Ela Delahay).
The Rivals tx: 21/01/1962
Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan; play production by Hal Burton. With Jeannie Carson (Lydia Languish), Betty Marsden (Mrs Malaprop), Peter Woodthorpe (Bob Acres), Dinsdale Landen (Captain Absolute), Patsy Rowlands (Julia), Barrie Ingham (Faulkland), Patrick Blackwell (Fag), Frank Sieman (Thomas), Anna Cropper (Lucy), John Wyse (Sir Anthony Absolute), Patrick McAlinney (Sir Lucius O’Trigger), Bill Horsley (David), Mary McMillen (Julia’s Maid).
Sunday Night Theatre (BBC)
The Lower Depths tx: 16/11/1958
Written by Maxim Gorky; translated by David Magarshack; music by Alfred Edwards; play production
by Michael Elliott. With Wilfrid Lawson (Luka), Alan Webb (Satin), Leo McKern (Kostylyov), Esmond Knight (Bubnov),
Miriam Karlin (Vassilisa), James Maxwell (The Baron), Rita Webb (Kvashnya), Arthur Shepherd (Kleshch), Anita Giorgi (Nastya), Dilys Hamlett (Anna), John Southworth (The Actor), Eric Thompson (Pepel), Diane Aubrey (Natasha), Alfred Lynch (Alyoshka), George Benson (Medvedev), Wolfe Morris (The Tartar), Joby Blanshard (Krivoy Zob), Endré Muller, Howell Davies, Tom Payne, Bert Simms.
Fallen Angels tx: 09/10/1963
Written by Noël Coward; produced by Peter Luke; directed by Alan Bromly. With Ann Morrish (Julia), Richard Thorp (Fred), Ann Beach (Saunders), James Villiers (Willy), Moira Redmond (Jane), David Ritch (Maurice).
The Duel tx: 16/10/1963
Translated by Constance Garnett; based on a play by Anton Chekhov; produced by Peter Luke;
directed by Charles Jarrott. With Paul Rogers (Samolienko), Katherine Blake (Nadia), John Wood (Laevsky), Philip Madoc (Von Koren), John Quentin (Deacon), John Harvey (Kirilin), John Bown (Boiko), Jonathan Elsom (Atiamov),
Wilfred Grove (Gavronsky), Barbara Ogilvie (Maria), Linda Harvey (Katia), Francis Attard (Kostia), Bert Lena (Nikodim), Bert Simms (Kerbally), Bob Haddow (Bath Attendant), Jos Tregoningo (Waiter), David Grahame (Orderly), Adrian Drotschie (Dartman / Officer), Martin Gordon (Officer), Paul Blomley (Bather), Douglas Page (Bather), Gordon Craig (Older Man), Brian Fauberg (Older Man), Kathy Fitzgibbon (Young Woman), Valerie Osborn (Young Woman), Evelyn Lund (Older Woman), Marjorie Page (Older Woman).
Everyman tx: 20/05/1964
Music by Tubby Hayes; edited by Ernest J. Rhys; produced by Peter Luke; directed by Michael Hayes. With Alan Dobie (Everyman), Ann Bell (Good-Deeds), Robin Chapman (Death), Wendy Gifford (Knowledge), Ralph Michael (Confession), Jack May (Voice of God), Edward De Souza (Fellowship), Geoffrey Chater (Kindred), Patricia English (Cousin), Arthur Pentelow (Voice of Goods), Maureen Scott (Singer), Derek Birch (Discretion), Sue Lloyd (Beauty), Sean Lynch (Five-Wits), Jack Watson (Strength), Annie Ross (Voice of the Angel).
Twentieth Century Theatre (BBC)
Colombe tx: 17/01/1960
Translated by Denis Cannan; adapted by Denis Cannan; music by John Hotchkis and Melos
Ensemble; based on a play by Jean Anouilh; play production by Naomi Capon. With Francoise Rosay (Madame Alexandra), Dorothy Tutin (Colombe), Freda Jackson (Madame Georges), Sean Connery (Julien), Richard Pasco (Paul), Newton Blick (Desfournettes), Joseph O’Conor (Lagarde), Peter Sallis (Robinet), Patrick Wymark (Surette), Renny Lister [as Rennie Lister] (Manicurist), Michael Mara (Chiropodist), Roger Ostime (Hairdresser), Patrick Blackwell (Stagehand),
William Thomley (Stagehand).
Insect Play tx: 19/06/1960
Translated by Paul Selver; adapted by Hal Burton; based on a play by Josef Capek and Karel Capek; play production by Hal Burton. With Patrick McAlinney (Tramp), Gerald Cross (Lepidopterist), Pamela Strong (Clythie), John Bennett (Otto), Ronnie Stevens (Felix), Elvi Hale (Iris), Rex Robinson (Victor), Anna Cropper (Chrysalis), Jack Rodney (Mr Beetle), Gretchen Franklin (Mrs Beetle), Jack Smethurst (Male Beetle), Richard Wordsworth (Ichneumon Fly), Katharine Newman (Larva), David Jarrett (Mr Cricket), Angela Crow (Mrs Cricket), Joby Blanshard (Parasite), Jack Rodney (Blind Ant), William Devlin (First Engineer), Patrick Troughton (Second Engineer), Rex Robinson (Inventor), Joby Blanshard (Quartermaster General), Jack Smethurst (Telegraph Officer), John Bennett (Journalist), David Jarrett (Philanthropist),
Richard Wordsworth (Commander In Chief of the Yellows), Barry Jackson (Messenger, Soldier, Etc), John Scott (Messenger, Soldier, Etc), Ken Tyllson (Messenger, Soldier, Etc), Esmond Webb (Messenger, Soldier, Etc), Arthur White (Messenger, Soldier, Etc), Arthur Wilman (Messenger, Soldier, Etc), Gerald Cross (First Snail), Elvi Hale (Second Snail), Joby Blanshard (Woodcutter), Gretchen Franklin (Aunt), Angela Crow (Schoolgirl).
The Victorians (Granada) (entire series)
Theme Music by Derek New; Produced by Philip Mackie.
The Rent Day tx: 31/05/1963
Adapted by Gerald Savory; based on a story by Douglas Jerrold; directed by Herbert Wise. With Geoffrey Bayldon (Crumbs), Michael Barrington (Bullfrog), John Wood (Silver Jack), Ingrid Hafner (Rachel), Charles Kay (Martin), Barrie Ingham (Grantley), Edward Evans (Beanstalk), John Cater (Hyssop), Barry Justice (Toby), Marie Hopps (Mrs Beanstalk).
London Assurance tx: 07/06/1963
Adapted by Gerald Savory; based on a story by Dion Boucicault; directed by Stuart Latham. With Geoffrey Bayldon (Cool), Charles Kay (Charles Courtly), Barrie Ingham (Dazzle), John Wood (Sir Harcourt Courtly), Michael Barrington (Max Harkaway), Patricia Garwood (Grace Harkaway), Ingrid Hafner (Lady Gay Spanker).
Society tx: 14/06/1963
Adapted by Gerald Savory; based on a story by T. W. Robertson; directed by Graeme McDonald. With John Wood (Tom Stylus), Geoffrey Bayldon (Chodd Senior), Charles Kay (Chodd Junior), Barrie Ingham (Sidney Daryl), Ingrid Hafner (Maud Hetherington), Michael Barrington (The Smiffel Lamb), Lally Bowers (Lady Ptarmigant), Jack Bligh (Doddles), George Tovey (Bailiff).
The Ticket-Of-Leave Man tx: 21/06/1963
Adapted by Gerald Savory; based on a story by Tom Taylor; directed by Stuart Latham. With Geoffrey Bayldon (Hawkshaw), Charles Kay (Moss), John Wood (Dalton), Barrie Ingham (Robert Brierley), Patricia Garwood (May Edwards), Michael Barrington (Mrs Gibson), Peter Brett (Waiter), Alan Foss (Angry Customer), Frederick Jones (Maltby), Vi Stevens (Mrs Willoughby), Robert Sansom (Mr Sharpe).
Two Roses tx: 28/06/1963
Adapted by Gerald Savory; based on a story by Tom Taylor; directed by Stuart Latham. With Geoffrey Bayldon (Hawkshaw), Charles Kay (Moss), John Wood (Dalton), Barrie Ingham (Robert Brierley), Patricia Garwood (May Edwards), Michael Barrington (Mrs Gibson), Peter Brett (Waiter), Alan Foss (Angry Customer), Frederick Jones (Maltby), Vi Stevens (Mrs Willoughby), Robert Sansom (Mr Sharpe).
Still Waters Run Deep tx: 05/07/1963
Written by Tom Taylor; directed by Cliff Owen. With John Wood (John Mildmay), Ingrid Hafner (Emily Mildmay), Michael Barrington (Mr Potter), Barrie Ingham (Captain Hawksley), Charles Kay (Gimlet), Joyce Heron (Mrs Sternhold), Erik Chitty (Jessop).
The Silver King tx: 12/07/1963
Written by Henry Arthur Jones and Henry Herman; directed by Herbert Wise. With Barrie Ingham (Geoffrey Ware), Charles Kay (Wilfred Denver), Michael Barrington (Sam Baxter), Geoffrey Bayldon (Captain Skinner), Patricia Garwood (Nelly Denver), John Wood (Jaikes), Ingrid Hafner (Susy), Michael Segal (Bilcher), Derek Benfield (Tubbs), John Franklyn-Robbins (Corkett), George Roderick (Coombe), Frank Crawshaw (Ticket Inspector), Denise Garvin (Sarah Denver), Roy Maxwell (Detective), Elric Hooper (Selwyn).
Sweet Lavender tx: 19/07/1963
Written by Arthur Wing Pinero [credited as Arthur W. Pinero]; directed by Graeme McDonald. With Patricia Garwood (Lavender), John Wood (Doctor Delaney), Charles Kay (Clement Hale), Geoffrey Bayldon (Dick Phenyl), Barrie Ingham (Horace Bream), Ingrid Hafner (Minnie), Michael Barrington (Geoffrey Wedderburn), Gwen Watford (Ruth Rolt), Joan Haythorne (Mrs Gilfillian).
Thirteen Against Fate (BBC)
Based on stories by Georges Simenon; theme music by Tony Russell; produced by Irene Shubik.
Trapped tx: 26/06/1966
Dramatised by Julia Jones; music by Desmond Bradley; directed by George Spenton-Foster. With Ronald Lewis (Monneville), Keith Buckley (Louis Bert), Sylvia Coleridge (Constance Ropiquet), Tenniel Evans (Judge), Viola Keats (Madame Bert), Michael Lees (Bouteille), Mary Webster (Loulou Mazzone), John Barrard (Detective Mine), Carla Challoner (Niuta), Donald Eccles (Parpin), Geoffrey Cheshire (Jean), Joan Mane (Shop Assistant), Gladys Bacon (Barmaid), Lionel Wheeler (Clerk of the Court), Hugh Evans (Gendarme), Derek Martin (Gendarme).
The Widower tx: 10/07/1966
Dramatised by Clive Exton; directed by Silvio Narizzano. With Joss Ackland (Bernard Jeantet), Henry Gilbert (Inspector Gordes), Patricia Healey (Jeanne Jeantet), Vera Lennox (Concierge), Maitland Moss (Old Man), Aimée Delamain (Mademoiselle Couvert), John Gugolka (Pierre), Brian Spink (Police Sergeant), Tony Arpino (Foreign Worker), Paul
Bahadur (Massombre), John Carlin (Sauvegrain), Richard Gregory (Hotel Clerk), Muguette de Braie (Chambermaid), Charles Carson (Germain Moussu), Winifred Dennis (Madame Moussu), Victor Brooks (Jacques Beaudoin), David Joel (Barman).
The Judge tx: 17/07/1966
Dramatised by Hugh Leonard; directed by Naomi Capon. With Alexander Knox (Xavier Lhoumond), John Ronane (Dieudonné Lambert), Peter Howell (Doctor Chouard), Sheila Burrell (Madame Lhomond), Richard Warner (Counsellor Frissart), Dorothy Robson (Madame Frissart), Robert Hollyman (Counsellor Dolanne), Erik Chitty (Clerk of Court), Keith Pyott (Maitre Jouvé), Roger Croucher (Superintendent Belet), Mary Quinn (Eugénie), Rona Anderson
(Germain Stévenard), Wolfe Morris (Geline), Simon Prebble (Joseph Pape), Rosamund Greenwood (Louise Bernet).
The School Master tx: 24/07/1966
Dramatised by Alun Richards; directed by Peter Potter. With Stephen Murray (J. P. G.), Helen Cherry (Madame Guillaume), Cyril Shaps (Headmaster), Phyllis Montefiore (Mado), Robin Scott (Gendarme), Leslie Glazer (Mado’s Husband), Paul A. Martin (Antoine), Petra Markham (Hélène), Michael Reubens (Vial), Eric Jones (Hotel Clerk), Jon C. P.
Mattocks (Barman), Denis Carey (Chief of Police), David Phethean (Doctor Digoin), Peter Bennett (Customer), John Caesar (Waiter), Gregory Paul (Boy), Russell Waters (Inspector Gonnet).
The Witness tx: 31/07/1966
Dramatised by John Hale; music by Norman Kay; directed by John Gorrie. With Pamela Brown (Madame Pontreau), Daphne Heard (Madame Naquet), Moultrie Kelsall (Old Nalliers), Barry Jackson (Jean Nalliers), Sylvester Morand (Labourer), Sheila Grant (Hermine), Elizabeth Hughes (Gilberte), Christopher Burgess (Sergeant), Jeffrey Segal (Durel), Basil Moss (Farmer), Langton Jones (Bonnard), Will Stampe (Louis), Trevor Baxter (Priest), Reginald Barratt (Magistrate).
The Friends tx: 07/08/1966
Dramatised by Anthony Steven; music by Tubby Hayes; directed by Michael Hayes. With Jessica Dunning (Jeanne Papelier), Frederick Jaeger (Vladimir), Sandor Elès (Blinis), Elizabeth Bell (Hélène), Renny Lister (Britt), Hazel Penwarden (Nurse Blanche), Edward Dentith (Jacques De Lamotte), Michael Robbins (Desiré), Joby Blanshard (Hippolyte), John Scott (Town Clerk), Steven Scott (Plainclothes Man), Anthony Blackshaw (Tony).
The Survivors tx: 14/08/1966
Dramatised by Stanley Miller; directed by Rudolph Cartier. With Lila Kedrova (Emma Martens), David Buck (Charles Canut / Pierre Canut), Kathleen Breck (Babette), Terence de Marney (Février), Nan Marriott Watson (Madame Canut), Jerold Wells (Chief Superintendent Gentil), Michael Brennan (Pessart), Charles Thomas (Paumelle), Hamilton Dyce
(Maitre LaRoche), Frank Williams (Maitre Abeille).
The Murderer tx: 28/08/66
Dramatised by Clive Exton; directed by Alan Bridges. With Frank Finlay (Doctor Hans Kuperus), Michael Goodliffe (Franz van Malderen), Annette Crosbie (Nell), Lyndon Brook (Police Superintendent), Jeremy Spenser (Karl Vorberg), Norman Mitchell (Loos), Pamela Abbott (Alice Kuperus), Denis Holmes (Schutter), Robert Sansom (Kees), John Moore
(Waiter), Peter Jesson (Policeman), Harry Mitchell (Old Man By Canal), Charles Maunsell (Old Man In
Surgery), Stephanie Bidmead (Jane Van Malderen), John Gill (Doctor Greef).
The Suspect tx: 04/09/1966
Dramatised by Donal Giltinan; directed by Michael Hayes. With Marius Goring (M. Hire), Mary Miller (Alice), Peter Halliday (Gaston), David Garfield (Inspector Favier), Noel Johnson (Superintendent Godot), Jon Rollason (Emile), Mary Chester (Concierge), John Forgeham (Victor), Alex Farrell (Postman).
The Consul tx: 11/09/1966
Dramatised by Leo Lehman; directed by John Gorrie. With Jonathan Burn (Adil Bey), Michele Dotrice (Sonia), Jeannette Sterke (Nelia), Nancy Nevinson (Madame Pendelli), Paul Bacon (Pendelli), Michael Pennington (Youth), John Ringham (Koline), Heather Canning (Nadia), Michael Poole (Krugov), Donald Tandy (Official), Terence Soall (Doctor), Andreas Malandrinos (First Man), Madge Brindley (Woman), Geoffrey Beevers (Second Man), Donald McCollum (Old Man), Tina Ruta (Singer), Mario Fiorentini (Accordionist), Sandra Arabian (Katia), John Brandon (John), Ronald Swire (Hussein), Lee Richardson (Jean-Paul), Brian Wright (Young Officer), John Savident (Dutchman), Michael Lynch (Turkish Shepherd), Hilde Maria Demlova (Maid), Ray Smith (Horace), Richard Cornish (Sailor).
Paris 1900 Granada (entire series)
Adapted by Philip Mackie; music by Derek Hilton; based on plays by Georges Feydeau; produced
by Philip Mackie; directed by Silvio Narizzano.
The Ribadier System tx: 02/10/1964
With Alfred Marks (Ribadier), Adrienne Corri (Angèle), Judy Cornwell (Sophie), Zena Walker (Thérèse), Kenneth Griffith (Thommereux), Henry McGee (Gusman), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Savinet).
Fashions for Ladies tx: 09/10/1964
With Alfred Marks (Bassinet), Kenneth Griffith (Moulineaux), Adrienne Corri (Rosa), Zena Walker
(Suzanne), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Aubin), Judy Cornwell (Yvonne), Henry McGee (Etienne), Joan Hickson (Madame Aigreville).
The Lambert Affair tx: 16/10/1964
With Alfred Marks (Charançon), Zena Walker (Gabrielle), Kenneth Griffith (Lambert), Henry McGee (Gratin), Adrienne Corri (Miranda), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Caponot), Aidan Turner (Samuel), Terence Soall (President), Eric Hillyard (Court Official), Jolyon Booth (Court Official), Vincent Pearce (Court Official), Patrick Jennings (Waiter).
Half a Husband tx: 23/10/1964
With Alfred Marks (Camaret), Kenneth Griffith (Sain-Florimund), Adrienne Corri (Angèle), Zena Walker (Charlotte), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Chamel), Judy Cornwell (Adrienne), Henry McGee (Champignol), David Kelsey (Joseph), Ivor Dean (Sergeant Major), James Bree (Corporal), Terence Soall (Colonel), Ronald Scott-Dodd (Lafauchette), D. A. Ware (Lavalanche), Roger Booth (Gendarme).
The Ribbon tx: 30/10/1964
With Alfred Marks (Paginet), Kenneth Griffith (Livergin), Adrienne Corri (Madame Livergin), Zena Walker (Madame Paginet), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Rasanville), Judy Cornwell (Simone), Henry McGee (Plumarel), Nicky Henson (Dardillon), Terence Soall (Joseph), Dennis Ramsden (Minister), Eric Hillyard (Clerk).
The Luck of the Game tx: 06/11/1964
With Alfred Marks (Chanal), Kenneth Griffith (Massenay), Adrienne Corri (Sophie), Zena Walker (Francine), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Hubertin), Judy Cornwell (Marthe), Henry McGee (Coustouillou), Robert Dorning (Planteloup), Hugh Morton (Inspector), Eric Hillyard (Etienne).
For Schools: (Associated-Rediffusion)
Twelfth Night tx: 18/03/1959
Introduced by John Westbrook; written by Martin Worth; based on a play by William Shakespeare;
produced and directed by Roger Jenkins. With Murray Hayne (Orsino), Laurence Hardy (Sir Toby Belch), Bernard Horsfall (Sir Andrew Aguecheek), John Wood (Malvolio), Emrys James (Feste), Hugh Cross (A Sea Captain / First Officer),
Edward Rhodes (Valentine / Second Officer), Geoffrey Taylor (Antonio), Keith Taylor (Sebastian), Sally Home (Viola), Ingrid Hafner (Olivia), Hilda Braid (Maria).
Patterns of Love: Romeo and Juliet tx: 23/10/1962-27/11/1962 (edited compilation, third reel of three
Written by William Shakespeare; music by Desmond Dupré; directed by Prudence Nesbitt. With Peter Ellis (Benvolio), Rick Jones (Mercutio), David Weston (Romeo), Jane Asher (Juliet), Jessie Evans (Nurse). And Lauriston Shaw (Tybalt), Christine Pollen (Lady Capulet), Jerome Willis (Prince), Daniel Thorndike (Montague), Rosemary Towler (Lady Montague), Richard Davies (Peter), Michael Logan (Capulet), Edward Burnham (Friar Lawrence), Jonathan Newth (Paris), Terence Soall, Terence Greenridge, Anthony Rogers, Joe Grieg, Michael Phillips, Richard McCarthy.
Hamlet tx: 22/10/1963-26/11/1963 (edited together without program divisions)
Written by William Shakespeare; produced and directed by Tania Lieven. With Barry Foster (Hamlet), Sydney Tafler (Claudius), Patricia Jessel (Gertrude), Michael Aldridge (Polonius), Neville Jason (Horatio), Christopher Gilmore (Marcellus), Jennifer Daniel (Ophelia), Thane Bettany (Rosencrantz), Nicholas Hawtrey (Guildenstern), Alan Edwards (Lucianus), William Marlowe (Captain), Anthony Gardner (Attendant), Colin Pinney (Sailor), Bernard Brown (Fortinbras),
Christopher Gilmore (Marcellus), David Sumner (Laertes), David Summer, Peter Copley.
Part Two: Other Discoveries
Discovered in the National Archive of Australia by John Williams, recovered on DVD by the BBC:
The Goodies (BBC)
Two clips cut from Australian transmission by censors.
Clip one: Missing spoof advertisement ‘Dreaded Wheat’ segment from the The Lost Tribe. tx: 22/10/1971
Clip two: Section previously missing from the surviving telerecording of Commonwealth Games. tx: 08/10/1971
16mm telerecordings recovered by Kaleidoscope
From the estate of Harry Secombe:
Secombe Here – National Radio Show edition (BBC) tx: 03/09/1955.
Harry Secombe – Presenter with Peter Sellers, Ruby Murray, Ted Durante, George Durante. Audrey
Jeans, The Arnaut Trio. Libby Morris, Sam Kydd, John Vyvyan, The Peter Glover Dancers and The
George Mitchell Singers. Partial 16mm telerecording.
From the Bob Monkhouse Collection:
My Pal Bob (BBC) tx: 25/02/1958 with Bob Monkhouse, Denis Goodwin, Terence Alexander, Jill Adams. Kenneth Connor, Irene Handl, Willoughby Goddard, Pat Coombs, Johnny Vyvyan, Joseph Behrmann, Hugh Lloyd, Marie Devereux, David Ward, Arthur Mullard, Esmond Knight, John East and Marcel de Villiers. VHS of 16mm telerecording.
My Pal Bob (BBC) tx: 11/03/1958 with Bob Monkhouse, Denis Goodwin, Terence Alexander, Jill Adams, Kenneth Connor, Pat Coombs, Horace Sequeira, Malcolm Watson, Shirley Burniston, Joy Webster, Winifred Braemar, Ronald Mayer and David Farrar. VHS of 16mm telerecording.
Screaming Lord Sutch – “Jack the Ripper” pop promo. 16mm colour film.
Recovered by Kaleidoscope via LostShows.com:
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (BBC) tx: 21/02/1981. 1700 cassette of sequences including XTC.
Released on DVD in the USA:
The Anatomist tx: 06/02/1956. 16mm print.
Written by James Bridie; adapted by Denis Webb; produced and directed by Dennis Vance.
With Alastair Sim (Doctor Knox), George Cole (Walter), Adrienne Corri (Mary Paterson), Jill Bennett (Mary Belle), Margaret Gordon (Amelia), Diarmuid Kelly (Burke), Michael Ripper (Hare), Peter Halliday (Raby), Frank Taylor (Paterson), Jefferson Clifford (Nobby), Doria Noar (Janet), Irene Sunters (Jessie Ann).
Recovered by Charles Norton from the collector Graham Webb (soundtracks only)
Graham Webb is a retired writer who lives on the Isle of Sheppey. Between 1965 and 1980 he recorded a vast number of programmes from both TV and radio. He was using a 4-track tape recorder on quarter inch tape. A lot of the shows that Graham recorded were comedy shows, and on the whole, the recordings are of generally good quality.
Material transferred so far:
Sykes’ and a Big Show – 31’37” tx: 02/04/1971
Unknown Interview with The Goodies – 09’08” tx: 1974
Charley’s Grants (BBC 2)
Written by John Fortune, N.F. Simpson and John Wells. Directed by Ian MacNaughton. With Willoughby Goddard (Lord Charley), Hattie Jacques (Miss Manger), Diana King, Keith Smith, Aubrey Morris, Howard Goorney, Roland Macleod, Olivia Breeze.
Episode One – 28’21” tx: 22/03/1970
Unknown Episode – 28’14” tx: 12/04/1970
Unknown Episode – 25’29” tx: 05/04/1970
Four Tall Tinkles (BBC 2)
At Least It’s A Precaution Against Fire 29’57” tx: 23/01/1967
Episode three – 28’05” tx: 16/01/1967 (This episode is listed as the one surviving edition out of four on Lost Shows.com)
In Vision: Monty Python – 29’20” tx: 06/12/1974
Not Only But Also (BBC)
Series 1, Episode 6 – 40’40” tx: 20/03/1965
Series 1, Episode 7 – 27’26” tx: 03/04/1965
Series 2, Episode 2 – 26’57” tx: 22/01/1966
Series 2, Episode 3 – 18’05” tx: 29/01/1966
Series 2, Episode 6 – 26’02” tx: 19/02/1966 (The BBC only have 35mm film sequences for items “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “Drinking Song”.)
Series 3, Episode 2 – 28’27” tx: 04/03/1970
Series 3, Episode 3 – 24’06” tx: 18/03/1970
Series 3, Episode 4 – 37’39” tx: 01/04/1970
Series 3, Episode 5 – 36’27” tx: 15/04/1970
Series 3, Episode 6 – 23’19” tx: 29/04/1970
Series 3, Episode 7 – 40’32” tx: 13/05/1970
Now Look Here (BBC)
Series 2 Episode – 30’50” 1973
Pete and Dud On The Royal Variety Show – 09’57” tx: 14/11/1965
In a private collection:
After Ten Fellers – Ten! (Rediffusion) tx: 11/06/1968. 16mm telerecording held on digibeta and film. Written by Barry Cryer; music directed by Norrie Paramour; designed by Keith Norman; production associate Peter Gormley; produced and directed by Bill Hitchcock. With Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, John Rostill, Brian Bennett, Tony Meehan, The Paddy Stone Dancers.
Recovered by Kaleidoscope from a private collection:
Val Parnell’s Spectacular – The Cliff Richard Show (ATV) rx: 21/05/1960. 16mm telerecording held on digibeta. Written by Eric Shedden; choreography by George Carden; produced and directed by Albert Locke. With Cliff Richard, Maureen Renee, Peter Elliott, Peter Crawford Trio, Dave Sampson and The Hunters, The Shadows, The George Carden Dancers, The Barney Galbraith Singers, Jack Parnell’s Orchestra.
Recovered by Kaleidoscope from Paul Stewart Laing:
On 16mm film:
The Eamonn Andrews Show – opening titles
The Golden Shot – tx: 01/01/1973 material.
This is Your Life – Jeffrey Archer (codename ‘Dan’) tx: 14/01/1981 unused film sequences
On 1500 cassettes:
Celebrity Squares two untx pilot editions (uncut studio recordings) with Sweet Sensation and Showaddywaddy.
Wednesday at 8 (Thames) tx: 06/12/1978. Tom O’Connor with Charles Aznavour, Mary Hopkin, Jimmy
Jones and Miriam Karlin.
After All I’ve Been Through (behind the scenes on the making of New Faces) (ATV) tx: 12/08/1974.
Arthur Askey, Paul Stewart Laing, Tony Hatch, Mickey Most, Clifford Davis and Francis Mallon.
The Eamonn Andrew Show (Thames) tx: 1979. Eamonn Andrews with Tom O’ Connor, William Franklin,
Wayne Sleep, Katie Boyle and Peters and Lee.
On VHS cassettes:
Night Time (TSW) – untx 1986 pilot for late night TV service.
Music by Ed Welch; designed by Duncan Cameron; produced and directed by Paul Stewart Laing. With Andy Price, Judi Spiers, Ian Calvert, Michelle Casey, Gray Jolliffe, Lal Hardy, Sydney Green, Robbie Martin.
The Castle Game (Chatsworth Television) – untx pilot for a game show.
Peter Purves – Presenter
I Wish I’d Said That – untx pilot
Written by Barry Cryer; music by John Patrick; designed by Anna Ridley; produced and directed by Paul Stewart Laing. With Dickie Henderson (Host), Kenneth Williams, Peter Goodwright, Johnny More, Karen Kay [as Karen Kaye], Lionel Murton.
Recovered by Kaleidoscope from David Hamilton on 1500 cassettes:
Opportunity Knocks (Thames) tx: 01/03/1976. Start missing on tape; contestants incl: Sunshine, Al Nicholls, The Wedgewoods, Peter Gunn, Stoney Broke. Tape ends as we get to Clapometer. Includes central ad break.
Adverts – David Hamilton promoting Dorothy Perkins.
Located at BBC on VHS off-air recordings:
Tottie (Smallfilms for BBC)
A Doll’s Wish tx: 17/09/1986-15/10/1986. (16mm film still missing at present).
Continuity/presentation material recovered by Kaleidoscope from 1500 cassettes:
News at Ten (ITN) tx: 29/10/1976. Reginald Bosanquet and Sandy Gall. Rhodesia, US Elections, Selby Mine, DVLA. 10 mins only.
BBC News report – tx: 30/11/1979. BBC Christmas 1979 strike and Richard Baker tribute, re: death of Joyce Grenfell, death of Zeppo Marx, DC10 crash Mt Erebus, football results.
Identifed by David Buck as available via commercially released DVD:
Strange Experiences (ITV)
A series of five-minute films about uncanny, supernatural or otherwise “strange” goings-on. Tx 1955-6. All of the episodes are in a compilation with no credits. The start of the introduction to a few of them is slightly clipped on the audio starting mid-word.
Fortune Teller tx 12/11/55
Two-Faced Murder tx 5/11/55
Grandpa’s Portrait tx 3/12/55
Kleptomaniac tx 15/01/56
Old Silas tx 29/01/56
The Clocks tx 12/02/56
Returned to the BFI by Paul Holder:
The Frankie Howerd Show (BBC) tx: 15/01/1965.
Frankie Howerd with Glenn Melvyn, Hugh Paddick, Arthur Mullard, Yootha Joyce, Julian Orchard, Felix Bowness, Barbara Archer, David Grahame and Marian Collins. 16mm telerecording.
At Last the 1948 Show series 2, episode 6 – Associated-Rediffusion tx: 31/10/1967.
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Marty Feldman and Aimi MacDonald. 16mm telerecording.
Recovered by Kaleidoscope on 16mm film from the estate of Oliver Postgate:
Shaggy Dog parts 1-4. (Smallfilms for Associated-Rediffusion) tx: early 1962.
Can labelled “Dogwatch”, but on-screen title is different. Only picture negative located at present. Peter Firmin has identified this footage as an animated film used as part of the Dogwatch series. Peter Firmin believes that live
narration was provided by Oliver Postgate so no soundtrack exists.
Ivor the Engine (Smallfilms for Associated-Rediffusion)
Editions catalogued on 16mm positive optical prints:
Series 2, Episode 2: The Festival
Series 2, Episode 4: The Outing
Series 2, Episode 5: Mrs Ponty’s Donkey
Series 2, Episode 8: Mrs Ponty’s Foxes
Series 2, Episode 9: Ivor’s Friends
Series 2, Episode 10: The Fire Engine
Series 2, Episode 11: Old Nell
Series 3, Episode 1: Smoke Hill
Series 3, Episode 2: Idris
Series 3, Episode 3: The Fiery Breath
Series 3, Episode 4: Olwen
Series 3, Episode 5: The Retreat
Series 3, Episode 8: The Invalid
Series 3, Episode 10: The Circus
Series 3, Episode 11: Snow Drifts
Series 3, Episode 12: The Cold Hill
Series 3, Episode 13: The Antiquarian Society
Series 3, Episode 14: The Endowment
Series 2 – Episode 1 M&E (Music and Effects)
Series 3 – complete series
Series 3 – Episode 1 – Smoke Hill – M&E only
Series 3 – Episode 9 – M&E only
Series 3 – Episodes 11,12 and 13 – German Version
Editions catalogued on 16mm negative with separate magnetic soundtracks:
Series 2 and series 3 complete
Little Watha parts 1-5 – Smallfilms serial made as an insert for BBC Blue Peter. Only picture negative
located at present.
The Seal of Neptune – parts 1-6 (Smallfilms for BBC) tx: 06/07/1960-10/08/1960. Exists on 16mm
negative and positive prints and as versions with no dialogue, just music and effects.
The Mermaid’s Pearls – parts 1-6 (Smallfilms for BBC) tx: 15/08/1962-19/09/1962. Exists on 16mm
negative and positive prints and as versions with no dialogue, just music and effects.
Recovered by Tim Disney:
No Hiding Place – Time to Kill tx: 09/10/1962 (Associated Rediffusion). 16mm telerecording of last twenty minutes.
Written by Dennis Spooner, executive producer Jonathan Goodman, directed by Allan Martin. With Raymond Francis (Detective Chief Superintendent Tom Lockhart), Eric Lander (Detective Inspector Harry Baxter), Carol Coombe, John Humphry, Terence Brook, Joan Lindsay, Heidi Erich, Patricia Regan, Charles Lamb, Brian Vaughan, Peter Thomas, John Scott Martin, John Sagar.
Recovered from Brian Clemens whilst preparing the new DVDs of The Avengers (ABC):
Elizabeth Shepherd images from The Town of No Return. Two lots of contact sheets with over 60
Recovered by Kaleidoscope from Mike Prince (ATV):
Picture and sound:
Two trailers – 35mm film, one trailer – 16mm film.
Trevor Lucas interviews Steve Forrest about his new role as The Baron. A magnetic recording of a
filmed interview. Rx: 25/03/1966.
Series of announcements based upon the programmes tx: 13/12/1965 in the ATV Midlands. Notably, there’s mention of Tingha and Tucker and The Power Game – the latter noting the episode title ‘The New Boy’ (in other words, the first Power Game episode) and John Wilder’s elevation to ‘Sir’ since The Plane Makers.
Recovered by Simon Winters from eBay:
Russ Conway’s Gaslight Show – (Granada) tx: 1962. 16mm telerecording.
Do Children Understand? – (Westward) tx: 1960s. 16mm telerecording. The start title and part of the presenter’s introduction is missing. The end titles are complete with one splice in the final second of the film.
Located by Ray Langstone:
TOP OF THE POPS 13/06/1974
‘Touch Too Much’, the Arrows, (YouTube, returned to BBC via Kaleidoscope on DVD)
TOP OF THE POPS 13/02/1975
‘My Last Night With You’, the Arrows (YouTube, returned to BBC via Kaleidoscope on DVD)
TOP OF THE POPS 03/04/1975
’There’s a Whole Lot of Loving’, Guys n Dolls (YouTube)
TOP OF THE POPS 01/09/1975
’Here I Go Again’, Guys n Dolls (YouTube)
TOP OF THE POPS 25/09/1975
‘Heartbeat’, Showaddywaddy (YouTube)
TOP OF THE POPS 12/08/1976
‘If Only For the Good Times’, Guys n Dolls (YouTube)
Late Night Line-Up: Brighton Festival tx: 13/05/1968. Colour 16mm print. Duration: 24 mins 30 secs. Film
resides at Screen Archive South East, University of Brighton. BBC archives notified of its existence.
Returned by Chris Dabbs via Ray Langstone:
Showaddywaddy – clips copied from 1500 tapes that were of performances made by the band on Top of The Pops and other shows, some of which are missing from archives. Two clips are from a TOTP in 1975 (“Heartbeat”), and also a clip from Swap Shop from 1976, and also three clips of “Under the Moon of Love”.
Chris Dabbs says “The story is that myself and showaddywaddy.net man, Paul Fixter, financed the transferring to DVD of some N1500 cassettes. These were generously loaned to us by a former band member who recorded his and the group’s TV performances.”
Recovered by the BFI:
Manfred Mann at the Concorde Club – Southern (1963). A self-contained segment which was given to the BFI by the widow of the Director (Robert Kitt). Kids in the club are interviewed about why they like Manfred Mann’s new style of rhythm and blues – the band play in the background. 16mm telerecording. (Recovered by Gosta Johansson)
Advertising Magazine: It’s Woman’s World. Rank Denham label says “trans 3/2/58, presented by Daphne Padell, if undelivered, please return to Thomas Hedley & Co Ltd” who were based in Newcastle. Donated by Mark Tinkler via Dick Fiddy.
16mm film Segments from No Hiding Place (Associated Redifussion). It was part of a collection from an unknown donor and it would appear to be the episode The Smoker, tx: 24/06/1966, with Kenny Lynch and David Collings (Located by Gosta Johansson).
About Britain: Bath – the Queen of the West (BBC) tx: 21/11/1952.
Presented by Richard Dimbleby, the four reels were found in the projection booth of a cinema in Bath and on checking with the BBC were found to be missing from the archives. The material needs to be re-ordered (i.e. it has been assembled wrongly). A travelogue piece from the About Britain series it features a fascinating look at Bristol of the 1950s.(Recovered by Kathleen Luckey)
Recovered by the BBC after help from Wiped/Marcus Payne/Kaleidoscope:
The Troubleshooters – Birdstrike (BBC). tx: 04/09/1966. 16mm telerecording.
Written by John Lucarotti; directed by John Frankau. Created by John Elliot; associate producer Anthony Read; produced by Peter Graham Scott. With Geoffrey Keen (Brian Stead), Ray Barrett (Peter Thornton), Philip Latham (Willy Izard), Robert Hardy (Stewart), Phillippa Gail (Jane Webb) and Deborah Stanford, Adrienne Corri, Peter Copley, John Bown, Roy Purcell, Barbara Lewis, Robert MacLeod, Ian Ricketts, Walter Sparrow, Richard Coe.
Recovered by a consortium including Kaleidoscope:
The Rolf Harris Show (BBC) tx: 18/11/1969. 16mm telerecording.
Rolf Harris with The Beverley Sisters, Marek and Wacek, The Young Generation and Ivan Rebroff and his Balalaika Ensemble.
Returned to the BBC by Francis Niemczyk:
Vision On – tx: ? partial 16mm telerecording.
Christmas 1960 trailer. 16mm film.
Returned to the BBC on DVD by Simon Moreby:
Much of this footage has been in private hands for several years, but this is the first official return. Some footage belongs to ITV and will be passed on to them. The material is all ex-reel to reel videotape material originally transferred by Terry Martini in the 1990s.
The Dick Emery Show – tx: 05/06/1967. Last eleven mins sketch.
The Very Merry Widow – Treble Chance would be a Fine Thing tx: 15/01/1968. Last eleven mins.
Written by Alan Melville; designed by Gordon Toms; produced and directed by Graeme Muir. With Moira Lister (Jacqueline Villiers), Terry Scott, Rex Garner, Peter Bayliss, A. J. Brown, Anthony Sharp, Richard Caldicot, Julie May, Alan Hockey, Sally Thomsett.
The Rolf Harris Show tx: 30/03/1968. Complete except for last three mins.
With Rolf Harris, Vince Hill, Don Partridge and the Seekers.
The Benny Hill Show tx: 26/12/1968. With Tammy Jones, June Whitfield, Henry McGee, Jenny Lee- Wright, John Wright, Doris Rogers, Jim Tyson, Kedd Senton, Carolyn Moody, David G. March and Richard Mottau.
Shut That Door – (ATV) tx: 08/09/1972 with Larry Grayson, Noele Gordon, Rod Hull and Emu.
Located by Richard Fitzgerald at the University of Warwick:
Basis for Decision. No.1 ‘Cutting the Queue’ and No.2 ‘Playing it through’. 16mm film.
For details contact: Helen Ford, Archive Manager, Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick,
Coventry CV4 7AL. Tel. 024 7652 4494, email. H.Ford@warwick.ac.uk.
BSB finds collated by Ian Greaves:
January’s launch of the BSB recovery campaign at Missing Believed Wiped has led to the following programmes and oddments being secured for permanent safe-keeping with Kaleidoscope.
THE HAPPENING (studio tape 04/12/1990 – timecoded VHS plus location rushes)
THE HAPPENING (tx: 22/12/1990 – VHS master dub)
THE HAPPENING (studio tape 26/02/1991 – timecoded VHS)
THE HAPPENING (tx: 30/03/1991 – VHS off-air)
I LOVE KEITH ALLEN (11 x 25-minute cutdowns, tx: 1990)
KEITH ALLEN LIVE FROM THE ASTORIA (25-minute tx version of show subsequently released commercially)
THE JURY WILL IGNORE THAT LAST REMARK (tx: 28/101990)
THE UNCOMFORTABLE CASE OF CARSON JALLUP (tx: 21/10/1990)
THE UNCOMFORTABLE CASE OF CARSON JALLUP (tx: 04/11/90)
THE UNCOMFORTABLE CASE OF CARSON JALLUP (tx: 18/11/1990)
THE UNREPEATABLE UP YER NEWS (tx: 04/11/1990)
YOU CAN DO IT (tx: 26/11/1990)
In addition, a timecoded studio tape for THE LAST LAUGH: Chris Lynam (undated) has been recovered on VHS as well as a not-for-broadcast compilation of UP YER NEWS links by Paul Shearer & Richard Turner (dated 05/12/1990) and a selection of ‘Style File’ sketches for the same series.
Additional material – clips, trails etc – has been recovered for 31 WEST, BLUE RADIO, CORRIGAN & WOMACK, THE GALAXY CLUB SHOW, THE HAPPENING, THE MOVIE SHOW, NOW LISTEN, THE POWER HOUR, POWER UP, SPORTSDESK and UP YER NEWS.
Thanks to Tim Disney, Alan Hayes, Matthew Lynch, Richard Turner and Paul Wood for providing recordings and to Ian Greaves and Justin Lewis for this update.
Listed on Missing Episodes website:
Bus Stop – The Hollies tx: 23/03/1966 TOP OF THE POPS insert, which was a repeat of tx: 16/06/1966 appearance, or an untransmitted insert shot on the above date. Posted on YouTube by private collector. Current location – unknown.
Returned to BBC Birmingham (Paul Vanezis) by the Media Archive for Central England at the University of Leicester:
Scene – Let There Be Light tx: 22/01/1970.
16mm telerecording identified as missing by Phil Leach. Written by Alan Plater; produced and directed by Ronald Smedley. With Peter Cleall (Reporter), John Westbrook (Inspector), Charles Leno (Headmaster), Patrick Godfrey (Teacher), Brian Pettifer (Pupil Teacher), Martin Skinner (Boy).
Located by Simon Winters at the Wessex Archive:
Letters from the Dead (Southern) TV thriller series.
Written by Ian Kennedy Martin; designed by John Dilly; associate producer Sophia Peckhan; produced and directed by James Gatward. With Glyn Owen (Chief Inspector Reaygo), Norman Bowler (Peter Allery), John Stratton (Damian
Anthony), Michael Graham (Maitland), Richard Coleman (Herrick), Jayne Sofiano (Pippa Hales). 16mm telerecordings.
Episode 1: The First to Go tx: 19/09/1969 and
Episode 6: The Final Victims tx: 24/10/1969.
The Last Invasion – (Southern) dramatised documentary tx: 24/08/1966.
Written by Elwyn Jones; produced by Alasdair Milne; directed by John Frankau. With Eric Porter, Kenneth Haigh, Douglas Wilmer, Geoffrey Bayldon, Caroline Mortimer, Brian Coburn, Morris Perry, Robert James, Julian Somers, Jack May, Glenn Williams. 16mm telerecording.
Located by Chris Scales while cataloguing UTV material:
Sing Me A Fantasy: Programme 2 (TWW) tx: 03/03/1968 16mm b/w film (original production was in
Written by Peter Dulay; conducted by Bob Miller; staged by Johnny Greenland; edited by Colin Voysey; designed by John Hickson and Gurwyn Owen; produced by Peter Dulay; directed by Terence de Lacey. With Tony Crane and Kenny Lynch, Joan Savage, The Jay Gee Dancers, The Millerman Orchestra. Given to the BFI on DVC Pro, film still at UTV.
Located by Canal+ at Pinewood Studios:
The Avengers series 6 (ABC) – longer textless end title sequence. 35mm colour film.
Located by Gordon Roxburgh:
BBC telesnaps, taken by John Cura, owned by Stewart Morris (private collection, yet to be catalogued). Material includes The Rolf Harris Show and Christmas Night with the Stars.
Donated to Kaleidoscope by Jaz Wiseman and the estate of Philip Broadley:
The Philip Broadley Script Collection (awaiting cataloguing).
Donated to Kaleidoscope by ITV:
The Granada Script Library (currently being catalogued and includes many unmade scripts from prominent writers and earlier drafts of work from people such as Dennis Potter).