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Theatre Night: Act 1 of A Touch of the Sun


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A new play by N. C. Hunter.
with Michael Redgrave, Diana Wynyard
Televised direct from the Saville Theatre, London, by arrangement with Tennent Productions Ltd.


Author: N. C. Hunter
Director: Frith Banbury
Setting: Reece Pemberton
Presented for television by: John Vernon
Philip Lester: Michael Redgrave
Peter Hudson: James Sutherland
Mary Lester: Diana Wynyard
Robert Lester: Ronald Squire
John Lester: Dinsdale Landen
Caroline Lester: Vanessa Redgrave
Denis Lester: Anthony Oliver
Margaret Lester: Louise Allbritton

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Theatre Night: Act 1 of A Touch of the Sun

BBC Television, 11 February 1958 20.00

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