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Playbill: Death of a Teddy Bear


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by Simon Gray
With Brenda Bruce as Mollie, Hywel Bennett as Oliver, Rachel Kempson as Eve,
Kenneth J. Warren as Teddie

"Simon Gray's 'Death of a Teddy Bear' was one of the best plays I've seen for a long time in this series... This was one of those TV plays that can compete with the cinema." (Observer)


Writer: Simon Gray
Music composed by: Michael Dress
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer: Lionel Harris
Director: Waris Hussein
Mollie: Brenda Bruce
Oliveras: Hywel Bennett
Eve: Rachel Kempson
Teddie: Kenneth J. Warren
Mrs. Seagrow: Margery Withers
Mrs. Granger: Dorothea Rundle
Inspector Cardies: John Bailey

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Playbill: Death of a Teddy Bear

BBC One London, 17 July 1968 21.05

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