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D. A. Clarke-Smith with Ralph Truman and Catherine Lacey in « CAESAR'S FRIEND '

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A play in three acts by Campbell Dixon and Dermot Morrah
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Owen Reed
Others taking part include Myles Rudge , Maurice Bascombe , Pamela Mant , Brenda Hamilton. John Nelson Burton. and students of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
The action of the plav takes place in Jerusalem in the twenty-four hours beginning at noon on Thursday. April 2. ad. 33
Produced in the BBC's West of England studios
Caesar's Friend tells the story-in modern language--of Pilate's political and personal dilemma. It adheres strictly to the story of the Gospels and within their framework it gives a vivid picture of the tug-of-war between the various pressure-groups at work in Palestine during the reign of the Emperor Tiberius. Pilate is presented as a shrewd and conscientious civil servant who betrayed his own principles by washing his hands of all responsibility for the execution of Jesus Christ. After a series of momentous diplomatic exchanges-how momentous none of the protagonists knew -the drama reaches its conclusion in the trial scene, and in the epilogue which follows, Pilate, in a flash of prophetic insight, is left to wonder.

Contributors

Unknown: Campbell Dixon
Unknown: Dermot Morrah
Produced By: Owen Reed
Unknown: Myles Rudge
Unknown: Maurice Bascombe
Unknown: Pamela Mant
Unknown: Brenda Hamilton.
Unknown: John Nelson
Judas of Kerioth: Richard Longman
Caiaphas: Ralph Truman
Rabbi Annas: Philip Wade
Rabbi Gamaliel: George Hotloway
Joseph of Arimathaea: Basil Jones
Peter: Victor Fawkes
A sentry: Francis Lunt
A decurion: Charles Marford
Balbus: Lewis Gedge
Pontius Pilate: D A Clarke-Smith
Procula, his wife: Catherine Lacey
Mary of Magdala: Marjorie Westbury

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D. A. Clarke-Smith with Ralph Truman and Catherine Lacey in « CAESAR'S FRIEND '

BBC Home Service Basic, 2 April 1950 14.30






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