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form y separately published work icon Rum Rebellion single work   radio play   historical fiction   - 90min.
Issue Details: First known date: 1958... 1958 Rum Rebellion
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A radio play based on the rebellion against Governor William Bligh.

Production Details

  • Aired on BBC Radio (Home Service Basic) on 5 April 1958.

    Producer: Wilfrid Grantham.

    Cast members included Trevor Martin (Post Captain William Bligh, RN), Denis McCarthy (Narrator), Hugh Manning (Lord Camden), Beryl Calder (Mary Rutland), Peter Wilde (Lieutenant John Putland, RN), Baliol Holloway (Captain Philip King RN), Hamilton Dyce (Major George Johnston), Allan McClelland (John Macarthur), John Bryning (Edmund Griffin), Robert Sansom (John Bowman), Sheila Manahan (Elizabeth Macarthur), David March (Doctor Jamieson), Richard Williams (Richard Atkins), Robert Hewitt (William Gore), Philip James (Captain Fenn Kemp), Anthony Viccars (Lt-Col Joseph Foveaux), Robert Mooney (Lt-Col Maurice O'Connell), and Ian Sadler (Colonel Lachlan Macquarie).

    (Production details via Radio Times, 28 March 1958, p.54.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) ,
      1958 .
      Extent: 90min.p.
      Series: form y separately published work icon Saturday Night Theatre United Kingdom (UK) : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) , 1943-1998 6430225 1943 series - publisher radio play

      A BBC radio anthology series broadcasting (usually) ninety-minute radio plays on Saturday nights: the plays were usually genre focused (crime, mysteries, or comedies) and included original works and adaptations of stage plays and novels.

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