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A HUNDRED YEARS OF HUMPHREY HASTINGS

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or Life with a practical father
Written by RICHARD WADE starring
If you subscribed to RADIO TIMES In 1932 you might have noticed at the end of the evening's listening the following terse announcement:
11.0-11.30
Television TRANSMISSION
By the Baird Process
(Vision, 261.3 m.; Sound, 398.9 m.)
To Humphrey Hastings it meant an opportunity to take part in a ' great ' experiment-building his own television receiver in an old writing desk. The original television studio in which Arthur Askey gave his first television performance in 1932 has been re-created for this production: you will see him as he was in the studio and as he was seen by the Hastings family in their suburban house in Twickenham on 30-line television.
PART 5: 1932-Vision and Sound
Designer, Roger Murray-Leach
Produced by RAMSAY SHORT
Directed by PETER R. SMITH

Contributors

Written By: Richard Wade
Unknown: Humphrey Hastings
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Designer: Roger Murray-Leach
Produced By: Ramsay Short
Directed By: Peter R. Smith
Edward Hastings: Dudley Foster
Georgina Hastings: Marjie Lawrence
Mr A Askey: Arthur Askey
Ivy Delmaine: Joy Stewart
Ron Delmaine: Peter MacKriel
Edward Hastings: David Selwyn
Lucy Hastings: Geraldine Burnett
Elizabeth, the maid: Nora Gordon
BBC Official: Ronald Mayer
BBC Announcer: Peter Laird
Dancer: Julie Samuel
Pianist: Bill McGuffie

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A HUNDRED YEARS OF HUMPHREY HASTINGS

BBC Two England, 14 December 1967 20.05






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