Jerome K Jerome - The Dancing Partner
When a group of young women complain about a lack of dance partners, a toymaker gets creative. Stars James Hayter. From 1963.
“All I ask of a partner is that he shall hold me firmly, take me round steadily, and not get tired before I do.”
When a group of young women complain about a lack of dance partners, a toymaker gets creative...
Jerome K Jerome's eerie tale adapted by Michael and Mollie Hardwick.
Starring James Hayter as Papa Geibel, Rolf Lefebvre as Brendl, Sheila Grant as Trudi, Shirley Cooklin as Olga, Peter Pratt as Colonel Lens, Malcolm Hayes as Hans / Fritz, Patricia Clapton as Irma, Anthony Hall as Hoffmeier, Austin Trevor as Wensel and Allan McClelland as MacShaugnasay.
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Music arranged and conducted by Denya Barlow.
Signature tune by Ron Grainer.
Producer: Charles Lefeaux
First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in January 1963.