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Terence Rattigan - The Browning Version

4 Extra Debut. Retiring teacher Andrew Crocker-Harris is also on the verge of divorce. Where does his future lie? Stars Sir John Gielgud.

Teacher Andrew Crocker-Harris is on the verge of retirement - and a divorce. But he has a shot at trying to redeem his dignity when a young schoolboy gives him an unexpected parting gift...

Terence Rattigan's play was first performed on the London stage in 1948. Adapted by Cynthia Pughe.

Stars John Gielgud as Andrew Crocker-Harris, Angela Baddeley as Millie Crocker-Harris, Brewster Mason as Frank Hunter, Anthony Adams as Taplow, Warren Hearnden as the schoolboy, Clive Morton as Dr Frobisher, Denis Goacher as Peter Gilbert and Anne Cullen as Mrs Gilbert.

Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, CBE (1911-1977) is remembered as a theatre heavyweight for dramas about the middle and upper-classes, including The Winslow Boy, The Deep Blue Sea and Separate Tables.

Director: Norman Wright

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in September 1957.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Sep 2017 03:00