Laburnum Grove (BBC 1938 with Maurice Denham and Rosemary Lomax)

UK / BBC / 1×75 minute episode / Broadcast 4 August 1938

Writer and Producer: Michael Barry / Play: J.B. Priestley

Early TV version of J.B. Priestley’s play. Broadcast live to the few thousand people in the London area and surrounds who had a TV set. As was usual with live TV plays at this time there was a second broadcast (again live) two days later on the 6 August.

Maurice Denham as George Radfern
Rosemary Lomax as Elsie Radfern
Kitty de Legh as Mrs Dorothy Radfern
Charles Victor as Bernard Baxley
Susan Richards as Mrs Lucy Baxley
John Turnbull as Inspector Stack
Frederick Piper as Joe Fletten
Trevor Reid as Harold Russ
Leslie Harcourt as Sergeant Morris