TV Admirable Crichton, The (BBC 1950, Raymond Huntley, Harcourt Williams) Published 3 years ago on June 22, 2016 In early TV play The Admirable Crichton, set during the Edwardian era, a posh family find themselves shipwrecked on a desert island and soon come to realise that their butler, The Admirable Crichton of the title, is the only one who actually knows how to keep them alive. The Admirable Crichton was one of J.M. Barries most popular plays and this was broadcast back in the day when there was only the one BBC Channel and the viewing audience was in the thousand rather than the millions. production details UK / BBC / 1x105m-e / Broadcast 15 June 1950 @ 8.00pm Writer:J.M. Barrie / Production Design: Barry Learoyd / Producer: Royston Morley cast RAYMOND HUNTLEY as Crichton HARCOURT WILLIAMS as Earl of Loam GEOFFREY WEARING as Rev John Treherne DAVID MARKHAM as Hon Ernest Wolley JEAN COMPTON as Lady Catherine Lasenby JOAN HOPKINS as Lady Mart Lasenby ALVYS MABEN as Lady Agatha Lasenby RICHARD CARR as Monsieur Fleury VIRGINIA WINTER as Fisher GRACE WEBB as Mrs Perkins FREDERICK ROSS as Tompsett CARA STEVENS as Simmons ARCHIE ANGUS as Thomas EDMUND CLOWES as Rolleston PAMELA BARNARD as Jane GINA ROHAN as Madamoiselle Jeanne DEREK BLOMFIELD as Lord Brocklehurst UNA VENNING as Countess of Brocklehurst DAPHNE LAURENCE as Gladys VICTOR PLATT as John JANE BARRETT as Tweeny JAMES TILLING as Naval Officer BBCDaphne LaurenceHarcourt WilliamsPeriod dramaRaymond HuntleyRoyston MorleyTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes3 hours ago Victorian Sensations: Seeing and Believing Series Final Wed 5 Jun on BBC Four In the final episode of this series, psychotherapist Philippa Perry explores how the late Victorian passion for science co-existed with... Episodes3 hours ago The Looming Tower: The General (S1EP7 BBC-2 Fri 7 Jun 2019) The General: October 2000. John O’Neill (Jeff Daniels), anxious to chalk up a final ‘win’ in his FBI career, arrives... Episodes3 hours ago Summer Of Rockets Episode 3 airs Wed 5 Jun 2019 on BBC-2 Samuel (Toby Stephens) is tasked by Mr. Field (Mark Bonnar) to find out the names of the guests attending the... Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Series Final airs Thurs 23 May 2019 A police surveillance team has found Collins (Alex Norton) through his white Mercedes, after it was captured on ANPR driving... Episodes3 hours ago Years And Years Episode 4 airs Tues 4 June 2019 Daniel’s (Russell Tovey) engagement to Viktor (Maxim Baldry) descends into panic, as events across Europe heat up. Rosie (Ruth Madeley)... search EPISODES Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Episode 3 airs Wed 22 May 2019 Two days have passed since the gang escaped from the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Vault with millions in stolen goods,... Episodes3 hours ago Location, Location, Location: Croydon and Reading Revisit (S32EP7 Channel 4 Wed 29 May 2019) The show catches up with two couples from 2017 who were in a race against time to find homes. In... Episodes3 hours ago The Looming Tower: Boys at War (S1EP6 BBC-2 Fri 31 May 2019) Boys at War: Autumn 2000. From his latest camp in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda strategist Ayman al-Zawahiri (Nasser Faris) despatches Mohamed Atta... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago War Dogs | 2016 | Jonah Hill, Miles Teller Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract... Movies2 months ago The Kindergarten Teacher | 2018 | Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her... Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.